Dialysis Registered Nurses in the United States take home approximately $30.65 per hour on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $3K, respectively — total cash payment to Dialysis Registered Nurses can bottom out near $52K or peak near $83K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though the particular city and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Dialysis Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Dialysis Registered Nurses (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,262 - $86,401
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$65K
$86K
MEDIAN: $65,228
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$24.97 - $38.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,262 - $86,401  
   
Bonus
$488.98 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$51,950 - $82,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$24.97 - $38.46  
   
Overtime
$28.36 - $57.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$488.98 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $2,750  
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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$51,950 - $82,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,202

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


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Dialysis Registered Nurses may enjoy increased earnings if they become Clinical Nurse Managers. This seems to be a popular career move, and Clinical Nurse Manager earn a slightly higher median of $73K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Dialysis Registered Nurses fill the offices of leading firms DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fresenius Medical Care North America, Fresinius, and Fresenius Medical Care. For Dialysis Registered Nurses, comfortable salaries can be found at Satellite Dialysis; in fact, median earnings sit around $76K, the highest in the area. Those in search of high salaries should also consider FMC Corporation, U.S. Renal Care, Inc., and Fresinius, top-paying firms where Dialysis Registered Nurses rake in a comfortable $72K, $70K, or $68K, respectively.

Employees at Dialysis Clinics, Inc. take home the smallest paychecks, and $54K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $44K and quickly nearing the top at only $71K. Workers at Fmcna, DCI Group, and Renal Care Group Inc also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $60K, $62K, and $63K respectively.

Popular Skills for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Dialysis Registered Nurses report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, Intensive Care Unit, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 20 percent. Those educated in Acute Care tend to be well versed in Critical Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

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


For Dialysis Registered Nurses, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $62K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $65K on average. On average, Dialysis Registered Nurses make $70K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $71K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,669

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Dialysis Registered Nurses, 22 percent higher than the national average. Dialysis Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+19 percent), Philadelphia (+10 percent), Houston (+9 percent), and Detroit (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 6 percent below the national average. New Orleans and Orlando are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

hemodialysis
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peritoneal dialysis
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Charge Nurse
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Long Term Care
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Emergency Room (ER)
0%

Case Management
0%

Clinical Supervision
0%

National Average
$65,000

Patient Education
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Apheresis
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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