Summary R.T.P.O. (registered Prosthetic And Orthotic Technician) near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a R.T.P.O. (registered prosthetic and orthotic technician). The following information is applicable to all Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219).
Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) include medical technologists and technicians such as dietary technicians, pharmacy technicians, ocularists, prosthetists, orthotists, prosthetic technicians and orthotic technicians. Dietary technicians are employed in health care and commercial food service establishments such as hospitals, extended care facilities, nursing homes, schools, cafeterias and fast food outlets. Pharmacy technicians are employed in retail and hospital pharmacies, long-term care facilities and by pharmaceutical manufacturers. Ocularists are employed in custom ocular prosthetic laboratories, or they may be self-employed. Prosthetists, orthotists and prosthetic and orthotic technicians are employed in hospitals, clinics, prosthetics and orthotics laboratories,
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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