Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salary

Median pay for Dialysis Unit Head Nurses in the United States is around $29.57 per hour. Compensation ranges from $24.08 per hour on the lower end to $35.52 on the higher end. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision plans. The vast majority (82 percent) of Dialysis Unit Head Nurses who took the survey are female. For the most part, Dialysis Unit Head Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$54,914 - $92,491
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$55K
$72K
$92K
MEDIAN: $72,004
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$24.08 - $35.52
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,914 - $92,491  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
Total Pay (?
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$52,496 - $81,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.08 - $35.52  
   
Overtime
$16.34 - $48.80  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$52,496 - $81,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit

  • Evaluate patient responses to treatments.
  • Evaluate patient needs and create daily care plans and assignments.
  • Discussion treatment and options with patients.
  • Manage and coordinate dialysis technicians and the nursing team.
  • Provide care and treatments for patients.

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Survey takers who work as Dialysis Unit Head Nurses report a focused set of job skills. Acute Care and Dialysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $58K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $68K. Dialysis Unit Head Nurses who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $65K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $78K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salaries

Acute Care
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National Average
$65,000

Dialysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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