Certified Dialysis Technician Salary

The average wage for a Certified Dialysis Technician is $15.04 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.
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$22,250 - $47,007
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,561
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$11.69 - $19.52
(Median)
$12
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,250 - $47,007  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,093  
Profit Sharing
$198.77 - $1,029  
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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$24,801 - $43,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $19.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.42  
Overtime
$9.60 - $26.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.77 - $1,029  
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).
)
$24,801 - $43,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,121
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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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Experience Affects Certified Dialysis Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Certified Dialysis Technician Salaries

Dialysis
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Phlebotomy
0%

Cannulation
0%

National Average
$32,000

CPR
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 248 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 17%
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