Average Dialysis Nurse Salary in California

Dialysis nurses in California earn an average of $110,863 per year (or $53.30 per hour).

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37% higher than the national average
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California dialysis nurses earn 37% higher than the national average salary for dialysis nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

Dialysis nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $148,074 $71
75th Percentile $139,411 $67
Median $112,061 $53
25th Percentile $88,476 $42

80% of California dialysis nurses earn between $69,799 and $148,074.

Cost-of-living adjusted dialysis nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California dialysis nurses earn about $100,420 per year. Cost-of-living in California is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in California for dialysis nurses

Santa Clara, CA $138,785 per year
Hayward, CA $135,575 per year
Sacramento, CA $121,136 per year
Fresno, CA $107,135 per year
Lodi, CA $106,929 per year
Los Angeles, CA $103,809 per year
Ventura, CA $102,396 per year
Carlsbad, CA $101,163 per year
Ontario, CA $99,866 per year
Bakersfield, CA $95,745 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where dialysis nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average dialysis nurses salary is $138,785 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $135,575 average dialysis nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

Dialysis nurses salaries in other states

Oregon $97,681 per year
Massachusetts $97,317 per year
Washington $96,816 per year
New York $83,988 per year
Nevada $83,417 per year
New Jersey $87,284 per year
Minnesota $78,853 per year
Maryland $77,425 per year
Arizona $80,628 per year
Colorado $90,322 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in California?

Transport Nurse $150,607 per year
Transplant Nurse $144,331 per year
Fertility Nurse $142,700 per year
Reproductive Nurse $142,700 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $139,102 per year
Womens Health Nurse $135,964 per year
ENT Nurse $135,964 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $135,964 per year
Primary Care Nurse $130,735 per year
Nurse Educator $130,735 per year

At a $110,863 average annual salary, dialysis nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), endoscopy nurses ($139,102), womens health nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), cath lab nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), and nurse educators ($130,735).

More about dialysis nurses

Dialysis nurses work with patients experiencing kidney disease. They assist patients as they go through dialysis treatment – a procedure that removes toxins that are typically released by a healthy set of kidneys.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health