Dialysis Technician Salaries

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Dialysis Technician Salaries

Dialysis technicians can be considered a subset of a larger BLS Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians career classification.  Median annual salaries of this group (including dialysis technician salaries) were about $37,000 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned a dialysis technician salary of less than about $25,000 and the highest 10 percent earned more than about $58,000.

The work setting can also affect salaries of dialysis technicians. Dialysis technician salaries  in large hospitals may be more than those in physician offices. Location is another variable affecting the salary of a dialysis technician.  The distribution of dialysis technician salaries by state for the Bureau of Labor Statistics career classification is shown below.


The top paying states for this group (including dialysis technician salaries) in May 2012 were:

State Employment  Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient  Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
Rhode Island 610 1.35 1.11 $30.22 $62,850
District of Columbia 790 1.21 1.00 $25.37 $52,760
Alaska 390 1.22 1.01 $24.74 $51,470
Connecticut 1,280 0.79 0.65 $23.84 $49,580
Oregon 930 0.58 0.47 $23.36 $48,590

Information on this site summarized from:
(1)Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-and-clinical-laboratory-technologists-and-technicians.htm
(2)Image credit: Wages by state. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012 29-2012,Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292012.htm
(3) Image credit: Dialysis arm image. Licensed from Fotolia.

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