Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salary

Earnings for Dialysis Unit Head Nurses in the United States come in at around $29.58 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $24.03 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $35.63. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 81 percent of Dialysis Unit Head Nurses are female. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. The majority of Dialysis Unit Head Nurses claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,914 - $92,491

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$24.03 - $35.63

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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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$52,254 - $82,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.03 - $35.63  
   
Overtime
$16.11 - $49.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$52,254 - $82,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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 typically report just a few professional 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $58K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $68K. Dialysis Unit Head Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $78K.

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Experience Affects Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
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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
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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