Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Dialysis Registered Nurses in the United States pull down an average of $30.79 per hour. Total incomes of Dialysis Registered Nurses incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $2K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $52K and $83K. The specific employer is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and tenure are driving factors as well. Female Dialysis Registered Nurses far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,105 - $87,237
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$66K
$87K
MEDIAN: $65,706
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$25.10 - $38.63
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MEDIAN: $30.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,105 - $87,237  
   
Bonus
$489.72 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $2,424  
Total Pay (?
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$52,331 - $82,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$25.10 - $38.63  
   
Overtime
$29.42 - $58.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.72 - $7,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $2,424  
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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$52,331 - $82,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,099

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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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Many Dialysis Registered Nurses advance their careers by becoming Clinical Nurse Managers, who report a slightly higher median income of $73K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fresenius Medical Care North America, Fresenius Medical Care, and Fresinius are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Dialysis Registered Nurses. Satellite Dialysis leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $76K. Dialysis Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks at FMC Corporation ($72K), U.S. Renal Care, Inc. ($69K), and DCI Group ($69K).

Dialysis Registered Nurses will find the worst pay at Dialysis Clinics, Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $56K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $71K, leaving little room for growth. Fmcna, Renal Care Group Inc, and DaVita Inc. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $60K, $63K, and $64K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set 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 5 percent and 14 percent. It is often found that people who know Acute Care are also skilled in Critical Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 1,057 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 659 salaries. An experienced Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 628 salaries. A Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 385 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,075

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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Dialysis Registered Nurses, 23 percent above the national average. Dialysis Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+18 percent), Detroit (+11 percent), Philadelphia (+10 percent), and Houston (+7 percent). Falling short of the national average by 5 percent, the area with the worst salaries is San Antonio. Employers also pay below the national average in Cleveland (3 percent lower) and New Orleans (2 percent lower).

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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 213 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$65,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

hemodialysis
▲14%

peritoneal dialysis
▲13%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲5%

▲3%


Charge Nurse
▲2%

Long Term Care
▲2%

▲1%

Case Management
▼0%

National Average
$65,000


Patient Education
▼1%

Apheresis
▼1%

Clinical Supervision
▼1%

Medicine / Surgery
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 213 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
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%