The dialysis technician career outlook is good. Dialysis technicians are currently classified as a subset of a larger BLS health technologists and technicians occupational classification.  Job prospects for this career classification are expected to be good.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for health technicians and technologists (including dialysis technicians) are expected to increase by 23% from 2014 to 2024.  Hospitals and large clinics will have the most jobs available. Dialysis technician employment is expected to grow with a growing aging population Additional openings will result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or retire.

(1)Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Projections,  http://data.bls.gov/projections/occupationProj?_workex=on&_workex=on&_workex=on&_training=on&_training=on&_training=on&_training=on&_training=on&_training=on&_education=on&_education=on&_education=on&_education=on&_education=on&_education=on&_education=on&_education=on&empBaseMn=0.1&empBaseMx=4624.9&empProjMn=0.1&empProjMx=4939.1&empChangeMn=-148.7&empChangeMx=458.1&empChangePctMn=-69.9&empChangePctMx=108&jobOpeningsMn=0&jobOpeningsMx=1917.2&medianWageMn=18910&medianWageMx=%3E%3D187200
(2)  Wikipedia contributors, "Dialysis," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
(3) Renal Career Fact Sheet, National Kidney Foundation,https://www.kidney.org/professionals/CNNT/techcnnt
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