Phlebotomist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Phlebotomist is $13.35 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Phlebotomist Salary (?
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$20,230 - $42,361
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MEDIAN: $30,001
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Phlebotomist Salary (?
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$9.92 - $17.72
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,230 - $42,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $503  
Profit Sharing
$15.46 - $1,927  
Total Pay (?
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$20,780 - $38,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $17.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.03  
Overtime
$5.78 - $25.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $503  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.46 - $1,927  
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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$20,780 - $38,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,950
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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 Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Customer Service
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Geriatrics
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Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
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National Average
$28,000
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medical assistant
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
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: 49% employee benefits None: 28%