Dialysis technicians are a subset of a larger BLS Health Technologists and Technicians career classification. Median annual salaries of this group (including dialysis technicians) were about $42,900 in May 2018. The lowest 10 percent earned a dialysis technician salary of less than about $28,100 and the highest 10 percent earned dialysis technician pay of more than about $72,700. A dialysis technician starting salary (one with 0-5 years experience) is reported by Payscale.com to be about $31,800/yr.
Dialysis technician salaries are a function of location, employer, and experience. For example, 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) are reported by the BLS as the following: