Dialysis Equipment Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Dialysis Equipment Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $19.74 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Dialysis Equipment Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,720 - $60,984
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,400
50%

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$13.76 - $28.00
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.74
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$42,400  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
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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$29,482 - $62,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $28.00  
   
Overtime
$27.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$29,482 - $62,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Dialysis Equipment Technician

Dialysis equipment technicians generally work in hospital settings and are responsible for ensuring that dialysis equipment is always performing optimally, which involves both routing-cleaning and disinfection. When problems arise with equipment, these technicians may do some basic troubleshooting or escalate the problem to the manufacturer so the machine can be repaired or replaced. They may also work directly with patients and oversee the dialysis process under the supervision of a registered nurse.

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Dialysis Equipment 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 Dialysis Equipment Technician

Pay by Experience for a Dialysis Equipment Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Dialysis Equipment Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dialysis Equipment Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Dialysis Equipment Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries. A Dialysis Equipment Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dialysis Equipment Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Dialysis Equipment Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None:
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