An average Dialysis Equipment Technician in the United States can expect to take home roughly $19.70 per hour. Men make up the vast majority of Dialysis Equipment Technicians (83 percent) who took the survey. Most Dialysis Equipment Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,954 - $99,329
$29K
$40K
$99K
MEDIAN: $40,200
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$13.67 - $28.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$28,954 - $99,329  
   
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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$29,154 - $62,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $28.19  
   
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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$29,154 - $62,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

  • 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 Dialysis Equipment Technician

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


Dialysis Equipment Technicians with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Dialysis Equipment Technicians in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $40K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $42K. Dialysis Equipment Technicians bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Dialysis Equipment Technician with more than 20 years of experience can earn $49K on average.

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Key Stats for Dialysis Equipment Technician

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
028
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Dialysis Equipment Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None:
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