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.

$20,340 - $44,131
$20K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,694
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$10.48 - $18.57
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$14
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MEDIAN: $14.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,340 - $44,131  
   
Bonus
$97.35 - $2,170  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $1,788  
Total Pay (?
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$21,901 - $39,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $18.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.39  
Overtime
$12.71 - $28.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$97.35 - $2,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $1,788  
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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$21,901 - $39,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6,667

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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

Pay by Experience for a Phlebotomist has a positive trend. An entry-level Phlebotomist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 3,713 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Phlebotomist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 1,727 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 1,628 salaries. A Phlebotomist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 661 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,962

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Key Stats for Phlebotomist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 666 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

▲17%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲12%

Specimen Processing
▲7%

▲5%

medical assistant
▲5%

▲4%

▲3%

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 666 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%
no benefits
None: 27%
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