Certified Phlebotomy Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician is $13.15 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Total Pay (?
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$19,700 - $49,585
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MEDIAN: $32,000
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Certified Phlebotomy Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.86 - $17.74
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,700 - $49,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
Total Pay (?
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$20,460 - $38,220  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $17.74  
   
Overtime
$14.66 - $26.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,460 - $38,220  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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Job Description for Certified Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomists are responsible for all tasks related to drawing blood for medical procedures. This includes preparing the patient for the procedure by taking vital signs and interviewing them briefly, initiating the venipuncture (needle-drawing) or capillary (finger-prick) puncture technique to draw blood, and cleaning and sealing the area afterwards. They must have all necessary materials (such as tourniquets, needles, bandages, and alcohol) sterile and ready for the patient. Once a sample is taken, phlebotomists are responsible for proper labeling and storage, as well as any additional routing or processing that may be needed. In the case of donations, they may screen blood through testing. They must follow all health, safety, and infection-control guidelines while performing their work.
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Certified Phlebotomy Technician Tasks
  • Prepare and process blood tests.
  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Phlebotomy Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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$28,000
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Experience Affects Certified Phlebotomy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 27%
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