Hemodialysis Technician Salary

A Hemodialysis Technician earns an average wage of $14.86 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Dialysis is associated with high pay for this job.
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$19,866 - $55,149
$20K
$33K
$55K
MEDIAN: $33,402
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50%
90%

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$11.91 - $20.07
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,866 - $55,149  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$24,561 - $43,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $20.07  
   
Overtime
$8.86 - $28.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$24,561 - $43,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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Job Description for Hemodialysis Technician

Hemodialysis technicians work primarily in dialysis centers and clinics alongside other medical staff, including doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, and other specialists. They perform dialysis treatment for patients in line with facility requirements and state and federal law; this includes stopping dialysis treatment when needed. Hemodialysis technicians must be able to monitor patients' health status to determine if problems are occurring, which includes interviewing patients and collecting health-related data. They are also responsible for educating patients who undergo home dialysis in how to operate their machines, perform routine maintenance, and troubleshoot everyday problems. Additionally, they perform general dialysis-related maintenance care for patients, such as maintaining fistulas, shunts, and catheters.

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Hemodialysis Technician Tasks

  • Start equipment and observe gauges and equipment operation to detect malfunctions and to ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards.
  • Disinfect and sterilize equipment using sterilizers, aerators, and washers.
  • Interview patients to measure their vital signs and weight before and after dialysis.
  • Maintain records of inventory and equipment usage.
  • Explain treatment procedures, in-home treatments and physicians' instructions to patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hemodialysis Technician

Pay by Experience for a Hemodialysis Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Hemodialysis Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hemodialysis Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Hemodialysis Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 29 salaries. A Hemodialysis Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hemodialysis Technician

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Hemodialysis Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲26%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Hemodialysis Technician Salaries

Dialysis
▲23%

Phlebotomy
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%