Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

The average Dialysis Registered Nurse in the United States earns approximately $31.07 per hour. In the world of Dialysis Registered Nurses, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $2K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $53K and $84K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the company, followed by the particular city and tenure. Female Dialysis Registered Nurses far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Dialysis Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,810 - $88,864
$49K
$66K
$89K
MEDIAN: $66,245
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$25.49 - $39.26
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MEDIAN: $31.27
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$0$88K
Salary $48,810 - $88,864
Bonus $352.35 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $103.04 - $2,424
Commission $600
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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$53,168 - $84,645
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 205
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $25.49 - $39.26
Hourly Tips $2.95
Overtime $32.44 - $58.57
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $352.35 - $5,152
Commission $600
Profit Sharing $103.04 - $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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$53,168 - $84,645
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,142

Job Description for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Dialysis registered nurses are registered nurses (RNs) who specialize in the process of dialysis, which is a procedure that cleans the blood of patients who have kidney disease. RNs have at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing and have passed their state's exam to become an RN. RNs who work with dialysis patients must have a few years of prior experience.

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Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Manage dialysis treatments according to the orders.
  • Participate in short and long term planning and goal setting for the patients.
  • Ensure that pertinent documentation and paperwork are accurate and complete.
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures as directed.
  • Participate in the maintenance of Quality Control program as directed.

Common Career Paths for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


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A lot of Dialysis Registered Nurses move on to become Clinical Nurse Managers, that group gets paid a slightly higher $73K on average.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Dialysis Registered Nurses include DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Fresenius Medical Care North America, Fresenius Medical Care, and Fresinius. Satellite Dialysis leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $76K. Other big spenders include FMC Corporation, U.S. Renal Care, Inc., and DCI Group, top-paying firms where Dialysis Registered Nurses see paychecks nearing $72K, $69K, or $69K.

Dialysis Clinics, Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $56K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $71K. Fmcna, Renal Care Group Inc, and DaVita Inc. also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $60K, $63K, and $64K.

Popular Skills for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, Intensive Care Unit, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 13 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery. Most people experienced in Acute Care also know Critical Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 1,057 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 659 salaries. An experienced Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 628 salaries. A Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 385 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,439

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dialysis Registered Nurses will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 21 percent. Dialysis Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+17 percent), Detroit (+9 percent), Philadelphia (+8 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 6 percent below the national average. Employers in Cleveland and New Orleans also lean toward paying below-median salaries (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)?

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Houston:
"Busy, focused, case management skills."
Pros: People, relationships, small unit.
Cons: Stress, all consuming, wk follows u hm.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Charleston:
"Team leader."
Pros: Ability to earn 40 hours in 3 days a week.
Cons: Pay.

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Key Stats for Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 253 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$66,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

hemodialysis
▲12%

peritoneal dialysis
▲10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲3%

▲1%


Charge Nurse
▼0%

Long Term Care
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

▼1%

Case Management
▼2%


Patient Education
▼3%

Apheresis
▼3%

Clinical Supervision
▼3%

Medicine / Surgery
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 253 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 14%