Medical Phlebotomist Salary

Medical Phlebotomists in the United States take home an average $14.54 per hour. While tenure and the individual firm impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction for Medical Phlebotomists is high. The vast majority of Medical Phlebotomists (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$19,392 - $45,958
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MEDIAN: $30,943
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$10.73 - $19.59
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$0$45K
Salary $19,392 - $45,958
Bonus $381.51
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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$22,306 - $43,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $10.73 - $19.59
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $14.95 - $37.33
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $381.51
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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$22,306 - $43,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 231

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Job Description for Medical Phlebotomist

Central in the duties of the medical phlebotomist is the collection of blood samples from patients. These duties may involve the taking of samples of blood from newborn babies and their mothers on the maternity floor. Duties also could be taking samples from the elderly and young adults. The interaction with new people on a day to day basis requires extraordinary patience and a sense of empathy with the patients that you deal with.

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Medical Phlebotomist Tasks

  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
  • Prepare and process blood tests.

Common Career Paths for Medical Phlebotomist


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It's not very common for Medical Phlebotomists to move on to become Physician Assistants. Average pay for a Physician Assistant is $84K annually. Becoming a Phlebotomist is, more often than not, the most common role that Medical Phlebotomists move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Phlebotomist is $29K. Another frequent advance is for Medical Phlebotomists to assume a Registered Nurse role; in this role, workers often take home $56K.

Medical Phlebotomist Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Phlebotomist


Quest Diagnostics doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $31K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $41K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Medical Phlebotomist


Survey results show that Medical Phlebotomists use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Data Entry, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Phlebotomist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Phlebotomist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Phlebotomist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Phlebotomist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Medical Phlebotomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 72 salaries. A Medical Phlebotomist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 36 salaries.

Medical Phlebotomist Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Medical Phlebotomist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲4%


▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 25%
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