Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary (United States)

A typical Dialysis Nurse in the United States can expect to take home roughly $29.34 per hour. Pay starts at $23.34 per hour and can approach $36.42 on the higher side. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but career duration and the individual firm are influential factors as well. In this profession, most individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a majority have vision insurance, as well. For the most part, Dialysis Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$48,896 - $86,973
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MEDIAN: $66,658
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Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$23.34 - $36.42
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$48,896 - $86,973  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,548  
Profit Sharing
$398.66 - $1,454  
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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$49,125 - $79,006  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.34 - $36.42  
   
Overtime
$26.98 - $53.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,548  
   
Profit Sharing
$398.66 - $1,454  
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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$49,125 - $79,006  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 807
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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.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Fresinius offers the best pay with a median salary of $67,014, though salaries there max out at $83K.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. doles out the lowest salaries in town—median pay is $59,851—not to mention workers can only make as much as $77K and scope of pay is rather limited. DaVita Inc. and American Renal Associates also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $61,496 and $66,723-paychecks on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Dialysis Nurses, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. At career start, salaries are typically $58K, which grow to $62K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $67K. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Dialysis Nurses earning an average of $70K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 24 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 16 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, more than half land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Philadelphia
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Chicago
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New Orleans
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Milwaukee
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Atlanta
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Detroit
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National Average
$63,000
Cleveland
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San Antonio
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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Dialysis Nurses, 22 percent higher than the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Philadelphia, Chicago, New Orleans, and Los Angeles, where Dialysis Nurses typically earn around 17 percent, 15 percent, 15 percent, and 12 percent more than usual. Trailing the national average by 10 percent, San Antonio is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$63,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Critical Care
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Dialysis
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Acute Care
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National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 17%
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