Median pay for Entry-Level Medical Phlebotomists lies in the neighborhood of $12.72 per hour. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Entry-Level Medical Phlebotomists are female. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and just under one-half receive dental plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,489 - $43,677
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MEDIAN: $29,986
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$9.96 - $17.53
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,489 - $43,677  
   
Bonus
$425.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,700 - $37,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$6.25 - $26.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$425.00  
   
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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$20,700 - $37,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Medical Phlebotomist in Blue Ridge:
"How fast paced it is."
Be prepared for each day ...be flexible ...get your certification ...come to work with and I can attitude...be willing to learn new things and be able to take constructive criticism and keep it safe ...safety first ...leave all your home business at the door... Leave your cell phone in your locker..Remember to always check 2 Identifiers and always label your specimens at the bedside or chair side..don't let your patient leave the room without labeling all specimens...Always check patients name band....

Medical Phlebotomist in Mountain Home:
"Opaque Pay System, No Advancement."
It is too bad this profession is so underpaid. Very stressful. How many people enjoy having someone show up to stick you with a needle?

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Skills That Affect Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

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Customer Service
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National Average
$27,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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