Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Dialysis Registered Nurses in the United States take home approximately $29.81 per hour on average. Cash earnings for Dialysis Registered Nurses — including $2K in bonuses and $3K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $50K to $81K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Work is enjoyable for Dialysis Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Dialysis Registered Nurses who took the survey are female. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,400 - $88,568
(Median)
$47K
$65K
$89K
MEDIAN: $65,385
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$23.93 - $37.21
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,400 - $88,568  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,100  
Profit Sharing
$395.94 - $2,959  
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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$50,068 - $80,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$23.93 - $37.21  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $54.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$395.94 - $2,959  
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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$50,068 - $80,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,610
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Job Description for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Dialysis registered nurses are registered nurses (RNs) who specialize in the process of dialysis, which is a procedure that cleans the blood of patients who have kidney disease. RNs have at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing and have passed their state's exam to become an RN. RNs who work with dialysis patients must have a few years of prior experience.

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Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures as directed.
  • Participate in the maintenance of Quality Control program as directed.
  • Ensure that pertinent documentation and paperwork are accurate and complete.
  • Manage dialysis treatments according to the orders.
  • Participate in short and long term planning and goal setting for the patients.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Dialysis Registered Nurses flock to DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fresinius, American Renal Associates, and Dialysis Clinics, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Dialysis Registered Nurses flock to FMC Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $72K lead the pack in compensation. Those in search of high salaries should also consider American Renal Associates, Fresinius, and U.S. Renal Care, Inc., top-paying firms where Dialysis Registered Nurses rake in a $68K, $67K, or $65K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Dialysis Clinics, Inc. at $61K, Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. at $61K, and DaVita Inc., where $62K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Dialysis Registered Nurses report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Intensive Care Unit, hemodialysis, Charge Nurse, and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. Those with knowledge of Critical Care tend to be skilled in Dialysis as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Dialysis Registered Nurses — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $60K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $63K. On average, Dialysis Registered Nurses make $68K following one to two decades on the job. Dialysis Registered Nurses who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $70K.

Pay Difference by Location


Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Dialysis Registered Nurses, 20 percent above the national average. Dialysis Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), Memphis (+11 percent), and New Orleans (+11 percent). San Antonio is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 10%

hemodialysis
up arrow 7%

Charge Nurse
up arrow 4%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Dialysis
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

peritoneal dialysis
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 16%
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