Dialysis Equipment Technician Salary

The average Dialysis Equipment Technician in the United States earns approximately $16.99 per hour. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Dialysis Equipment Technicians is high. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Dialysis Equipment Technicians greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$11.11 - $22.50

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.11 - $22.50  
   
Overtime
$12.38 - $38.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,761 - $49,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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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Experience Affects Dialysis Equipment Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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