Phlebotomist Salary

The average wage for a Phlebotomist is $14.15 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Medical Terminology is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,475 - $43,776
$20K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,650
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$10.39 - $18.49
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$14
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MEDIAN: $14.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,475 - $43,776  
   
Bonus
$98.87 - $2,296  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $1,510  
Total Pay (?
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$21,730 - $39,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $18.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.69  
Overtime
$13.25 - $27.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$98.87 - $2,296  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $1,510  
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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$21,730 - $39,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6,297
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,873

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Key Stats for Phlebotomist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 588 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries

▲18%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲13%

Specimen Processing
▲8%

▲5%

medical assistant
▲5%

▲4%

▲4%

Ekg
▲3%

▲3%


Phlebotomy
▼0%

venipuncture
▼0%

phlebotomist
▼0%

National Average
$30,000


CNA
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 588 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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