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Phlebotomist Salary

The average wage for a Phlebotomist is $13.43 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Ekg, Data Entry, Oncology, venipuncture, and Specimen Processing.

$20,557 - $41,892
(Median)
$21K
$30K
$42K
MEDIAN: $30,142
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$9.99 - $17.74
(Median)
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,557 - $41,892  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $2,000  
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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$20,923 - $38,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $17.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.86  
Overtime
$5.74 - $25.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $2,000  
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).
)
$20,923 - $38,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5,287

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Job Description for Phlebotomist

Phlebotomists are responsible for collecting blood, urine, and other samples, appropriately packaging them, and preparing them to be sent for off-site or on-site analysis as indicated by the requisition. Due to the nature of phlebotomists' jobs, an ability to read and follow careful directions is imperative in order to ensure the safety and accuracy of patients' specimen collection and test results. Data entry skills and basic knowledge of medical software are an added bonus as patient and specimen information must be inputted manually following proper protocol and procedure.

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Phlebotomist 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 Phlebotomist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries




National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Ekg
up arrow 19%

Data Entry
up arrow 18%

Oncology
up arrow 15%

venipuncture
up arrow 14%

Specimen Processing
up arrow 13%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 6%

phlebotomist
up arrow 6%


Customer Service
up arrow 5%

drawing blood
up arrow 5%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Medical Coding
up arrow 6%

CNA
up arrow 7%

medical assistant
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 750 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%
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