Entry-Level Medical Phlebotomists take home approximately $12.89 per hour on average. Though the majority of Entry-Level Medical Phlebotomists do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The vast majority of Entry-Level Medical Phlebotomists (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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$19,574 - $43,469  
   
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$300.00  
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$20,695 - $37,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Overtime
$6.10 - $26.59  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$20,695 - $37,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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?

Key Stats for Medical Phlebotomist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
068
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

Pediatrics
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Data Entry
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Customer Service
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National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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