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Certified Dialysis Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Certified Dialysis Technician is $14.85 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Certified Dialysis Technician Salary (?
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$23,903 - $47,656
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,063
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Certified Dialysis Technician Salary (?
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$11.55 - $19.09
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,903 - $47,656  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,185  
Profit Sharing
$196.36 - $1,031  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,713 - $42,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $19.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.42  
Overtime
$9.97 - $26.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,185  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.36 - $1,031  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,713 - $42,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,188
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Job Description for Certified Dialysis Technician

Certified dialysis technicians handle duties relating to kidney dialysis, a process that eliminates waste and excess liquid from a person's blood when their kidneys are unable to perform that function. Certified dialysis technicians work in close contact with people who are experiencing various stages of kidney failure or disease, and they typically work in a hospital or kidney dialysis clinic. During dialysis treatments, a certified dialysis technician operates dialysis equipment by following proper dialysis procedures while being observed by a registered nurse. Additionally, certified dialysis technicians report and make suggestions to doctors regarding patient treatment.
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Certified Dialysis Technician Tasks
  • Start equipment and observe gauges and equipment operation to detect malfunctions and to ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards.
  • Disinfect and sterilize equipment using sterilizers, aerators, and washers.
  • Interview patients to measure their vital signs and weight before and after dialysis.
  • Maintain records of inventory and equipment usage.
  • Explain treatment procedures, in-home treatments and physicians' instructions to patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dialysis Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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Cleveland
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Chicago
up arrow 7%
Indianapolis
up arrow 6%
Detroit
up arrow 6%
San Antonio
up arrow 5%
Dallas
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Phoenix
up arrow 5%
Philadelphia
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Birmingham
0%
National Average
$32,000
Dayton
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Houston
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Pittsburgh
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Certified Dialysis Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Certified Dialysis Technician Salaries

Dialysis
up arrow 2%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 17%