Certified Dialysis Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salary

How much does a Certified Dialysis Technician make in Chicago, IL? In Chicago, a Certified Dialysis Technician takes home around $16.96 per hour on average. This is 5% higher than the national average for a Certified Dialysis Technician which is $16.04 per hour. Wages for a Certified Dialysis Technician in Chicago range from $14.35 per hour to $20.71 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Certified Dialysis Technician in Chicago ranges from $29,868 to $48,098 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 0 out of 5 stars. Women make up 100% of the Certified Dialysis Technician workforce in Chicago among those reporting. In Chicago, a Certified Dialysis Technician often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$14.35 - $20.71
MEDIAN: $16.96

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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $14.35 - $20.71
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$48K
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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).
$29,868 - $48,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Certified Dialysis Technician

Certified dialysis technicians handle duties relating to kidney dialysis, a process that eliminates waste and excess liquid from a person's blood when their kidneys are unable to perform that function. Certified dialysis technicians work in close contact with people who are experiencing various stages of kidney failure or disease, and they typically work in a hospital or kidney dialysis clinic. During dialysis treatments, a certified dialysis technician operates dialysis equipment by following proper dialysis procedures while being observed by a registered nurse. Additionally, certified dialysis technicians report and make suggestions to doctors regarding patient treatment.


Certified Dialysis Technician Tasks

  • Maintain records of inventory and equipment usage.
  • Explain treatment procedures, in-home treatments and physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Interview patients to measure their vital signs and weight before and after dialysis.
  • 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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
1,320,015 (48.5%)
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...

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Key Stats for Certified Dialysis Technician

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 14%