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51-9082.00    Medical Appliance Technicians

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    4 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    2 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    4 matches


  • Medical Appliance Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Medical Appliance Maker
  • Medical Assembler
  • Medical or Surgical Instrument Maker
  • Orthopaedic Technologist

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Construct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.


  • Repair, modify, or maintain medical supportive devices, such as artificial limbs, braces, or surgical supports, according to specifications.
  • Test medical supportive devices for proper alignment, movement, or biomechanical stability, using meters and alignment fixtures.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Cast molds of patient anatomies to create medical or dental devices.
  • Construct customized assistive medical or dental devices.
  • Inspect medical or dental assistive devices.
  • Repair medical or dental assistive devices.