Certified Dialysis Technician Salary

The average wage for a Certified Dialysis Technician is $15.73 per hour. A skill in Preceptor is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$24,652 - $43,181
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$34K
$43K
MEDIAN: $33,568
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$12.46 - $20.67
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MEDIAN: $15.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,652 - $43,181  
   
Bonus
$188.73 - $2,215  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $1,939  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$26,200 - $44,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $20.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$12.00 - $28.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$188.73 - $2,215  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $1,939  
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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$26,200 - $44,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 836

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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

  • Maintain records of inventory and equipment usage.
  • Explain treatment procedures, in-home treatments and physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Interview patients to measure their vital signs and weight before and after dialysis.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dialysis Technician

Pay by Experience for a Certified Dialysis Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Dialysis Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 395 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Dialysis Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced Certified Dialysis Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 280 salaries. A Certified Dialysis Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,134

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Key Stats for Certified Dialysis Technician

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Dialysis Technician Salaries

▲23%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$34,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Certified Dialysis Technician Salaries

Preceptor
▲22%

Patient Education
▲9%

patient care
▲8%

CPR
▲5%

Cannulation
▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$34,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 15%