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Technician, Medical Appliance
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesConstruct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, artificial limbs, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

OutlookAverage job growth

Median Income$34,500 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsMedical appliance technicians work indoors in an area that is environmentally controlled.

Minimum Education RequirementsVocational High School Program
General High School Program

SkillsOperations Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Technology Design

AbilitiesOral Expression, Control Precision, Visualization, Manual Dexterity

InterviewsRon Dickey