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Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Dialysis Registered Nurses in the United States can expect to earn an average of $29.58 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $23.58 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $37.10. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the specific employer and experience level are influential factors as well. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Dialysis Registered Nurses claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (81 percent) of Dialysis Registered Nurses who took the survey are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$48,070 - $84,471
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MEDIAN: $65,671
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$48,070 - $84,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $1,532  
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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$49,464 - $79,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.58 - $37.10  
   
Overtime
$21.33 - $53.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $1,532  
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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$49,464 - $79,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,025
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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)


Dominating the field, DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fresinius, American Renal Associates, and Dialysis Clinics, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Dialysis Registered Nurses. The biggest paychecks can be found at FMC Corporation — the median salary there is $72K. Fresinius, American Renal Associates, and Dialysis Clinics, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Dialysis Registered Nurses earning around $67K, $67K, or $63K at each firm, respectively.

Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fmcna, and DaVita Inc. are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($59K, $60K, and $62K respectively).


Dialysis Registered Nurses generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, and Dialysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 14 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

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


Dialysis Registered Nurses with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $59K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $63K. Dialysis Registered Nurses who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $70K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Dialysis Registered Nurses, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Dialysis Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New Orleans (+16 percent), Philadelphia (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, San Antonio is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Tampa and Cleveland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%


Mid-Career
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National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 14%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 12%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%

Dialysis
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Acute Care
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National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 16%