Medical Phlebotomist Salary (United States)

A Medical Phlebotomist earns an average wage of $12.78 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Customer Service, and Data Entry.
Medical Phlebotomist Salary (?
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$19,523 - $40,616
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MEDIAN: $28,786
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Medical Phlebotomist Salary (?
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$9.77 - $16.97
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,523 - $40,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $790  
Profit Sharing
$137.87 - $3,973  
Total Pay (?
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$20,383 - $36,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $16.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.87 - $7.18  
Overtime
$8.00 - $25.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $790  
   
Profit Sharing
$137.87 - $3,973  
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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$20,383 - $36,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,309
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Job Description for Medical Phlebotomist

Medical phlebotomists are members of the medical teams who collect samples of bodily fluids from patients for laboratory analysis for the diagnosis and monitoring of medical conditions. They generally work in hospital laboratories, physician offices, and outpatient laboratories. Medical phlebotomists generally collect blood samples from patients by venipuncture--using a needle to pierce the skin and obtain blood directly from a vein. They do this by first applying a tourniquet to the patient's arm, visually locating a vein, disinfecting the area, and inserting a needle into the vein to draw blood into the collection tube. The medical phlebotomist then properly labels, stores and sometimes transports the sample to the laboratory after collection for processing. They also often enter patient data into the computer at the laboratory for processing.
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Medical Phlebotomist Tasks
  • Prepare and process blood tests.
  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.

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What is it like working as a Medical Phlebotomist?
Medical Phlebotomist in Downey:
"Fun To Take A Big Part In Patience Health."
Pros: Helping others with there medical needs.
Cons: Dealing with people that are frighten with medical personnel.

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Experience Affects Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 297 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 29%