Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Pay for Dialysis Registered Nurses in the United States sits in the ballpark of $29.66 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $23.78 per hour and $37.11. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by the company and experience level. Women make up the vast majority of Dialysis Registered Nurses (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Dialysis Registered Nurses is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,776 - $85,626
(Median)
$46K
$65K
$86K
MEDIAN: $64,843
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$23.78 - $37.11
(Median)
$24
$30
$37
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,776 - $85,626  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,040  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $2,980  
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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$49,670 - $80,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.78 - $37.11  
   
Overtime
$16.35 - $53.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $2,980  
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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$49,670 - $80,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,324

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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)


DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fresinius, American Renal Associates, and Dialysis Clinics, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Dialysis Registered Nurses. For Dialysis Registered Nurses, comfortable salaries can be found at FMC Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $72K, the highest in the area. Other big spenders include American Renal Associates, Fresinius, and Dialysis Clinics, Inc., top-paying firms where Dialysis Registered Nurses see paychecks nearing $68K, $66K, or $62K.

Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., U.S. Renal Care, Inc., and DaVita Inc. also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $61K, $61K, and $62K.

Popular Skills for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Survey results imply that Dialysis Registered Nurses put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, hemodialysis, and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 11 percent. It is not unusual for someone who knows Critical Care to be familiar with 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.


Dialysis Registered Nurses do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $59K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $63K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Dialysis Registered Nurses make a median salary of $68K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $69K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Dialysis Registered Nurses, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 22 percent above the national average. Dialysis Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Raleigh (+20 percent), New Orleans (+14 percent), Denver (+11 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, San Antonio is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tampa and Columbus (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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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 11%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%

hemodialysis
up arrow 6%

Critical Care
up arrow 5%

peritoneal dialysis
up arrow 3%

Dialysis
up arrow 2%

Charge Nurse
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

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