$33,637
Avg. Salary
$15.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$769

Profit Sharing

$600

The average pay for a Dialysis Technician is $15.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Dialysis Technician is $33,637 per year.

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$15
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$20
90%
MEDIAN $15
$22k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $33,637
$21,985 - $70,000
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MEDIAN: $33,637
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$11.79 - $20.06
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$0$70K
Salary $21,985 - $70,000
Bonus $99.33 - $2,063
Profit Sharing $48.94 - $1,034
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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$24,564 - $43,562
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 139
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.79 - $20.06
Hourly Tips $0.60
Overtime $13.65 - $28.64
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $99.33 - $2,063
Profit Sharing $48.94 - $1,034
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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$24,564 - $43,562
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,070

Job Description for Dialysis Technician

Dialysis technicians work in hospitals and clinical environments to assist patients in need of dialysis procedures; these patients often have failing kidneys and/or kidney diseases and need their blood cleaned because their body cannot do it for them. These technicians evaluate patients prior to the dialysis being carried out; this includes taking blood pressure, weight, temperature, and pulse. The dialysis equipment must also be tested and routine maintenance must be carried out to ensure proper functioning.

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Dialysis Technician Tasks

  • Operate dialysis machines to treat patients who have kidney or renal failure.
  • Prepare patients physically for dialysis and explain dialysis equipment and procedures.
  • Monitor dialysis procedure to ensure patient safety and that equipment is operating properly.

Dialysis Technician Pay By Employer

$0$53K

DaVita Inc.
315 profiles
$31,512

$31,148

$33,121

$33,212

Fresinius
24 profiles
$31,801

$34,744

$27,077

$40,672

DCI Group
9 profiles
$32,603

Fmcna
4 profiles
$27,974

Common Career Paths for Dialysis Technician


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Dialysis Technicians may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Dialysis Registered Nurse. The latter position pays an average of $64K annually. Becoming a Certified Dialysis Technician or a Registered Nurse is a common transition from a Dialysis Technician role.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dialysis Technician

Pay by Experience for a Dialysis Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Dialysis Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 880 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dialysis Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 258 salaries. An experienced Dialysis Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 276 salaries. A Dialysis Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

11%

8%

-4%

National Average: $31,945

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

With a pay rate for Dialysis Technicians that is 12 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Dialysis Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Cleveland (+11 percent), Milwaukee (+9 percent), Houston (+8 percent), and Akron (+5 percent). Detroit is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Louisville and St. Louis (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Dialysis Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dialysis Technician?

Dialysis Technician in Riverside, California:
"Negative."
Pros: my patients are friendly
Cons: my administrator is not fair in giving salary increase

Dialysis Technician in Pensacola:
"Interesting."
Pros: There is never a dull moment. From five in the morning till five in the afternoon there is something to keep you occupied, which makes the day go by easier. The benefits are nice, and so is the accumulated PTO.
Cons: The pay is not very good for a job that is so important. It may just be me specifically that has poor pay, but I digress. The hours can get outrageous. You will see co workers and patients more than anyone else. The stress could bring a strong man to his knees.

Dialysis Technician in East Chicago:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: The opportunities given to continue education.
Cons: Pay scale.

Dialysis Technician in Mobile:
"Challenging."
Pros: The patients and responsibility plus the challenge of meeting time demands daily.
Cons: Co workers who won't help out, stress of the time crunch, pay not very good for the burden of the responsibility.

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Key Stats for Dialysis Technician

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Dialysis Technician Salaries

▲31%

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
$32,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Dialysis Technician Salaries

Preceptor
▲18%

Spanish Language
▲10%

medical assistant
▲9%

Dialysis Technician
▲4%

▲1%

patient care
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Cannulation
▼2%

▼5%

ccht
▼7%

CNA
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%