Hemodialysis Technician Salary

The average rate for a Hemodialysis Technician is $14.84 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$19,614 - $43,780
(Median)
$20K
$32K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,000
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$11.69 - $19.64
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,614 - $43,780  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $508  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,418 - $42,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $19.64  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $27.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $508  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$24,418 - $42,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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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Experience Affects Hemodialysis Technician Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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