Types of Degrees Renal/Dialysis Technician Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many renal/dialysis technologist/technician graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
What Can You Do With a Renal/Dialysis Technician Major?
People with a renal/dialysis technologist/technician degree often go into the following careers:
|Job Title||Job Growth Rate||Median Salary|
|Health Technologists and Technicians||19.6%||$42,920|
How Much Do Renal/Dialysis Technician Majors Make?
Salaries According to BLS
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician majors often go into careers with median salaries of $47,450. This median refers to all degree levels, so the salary for a person with just a bachelor’s degree may be a little less and the one for a person with an advanced degree may be a little more.
To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.
Online Renal/Dialysis Technician Programs
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 schools offered some type of renal/dialysis technologist/technician program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||18||1|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||12||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||3||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Is a Degree in Renal/Dialysis Technician Worth It?
The median salary for a renal/dialysis technologist/technician grad is $47,450 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.
This is 19% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $151,000 after 20 years!
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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