Phlebotomist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Phlebotomist is $13.33 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, venipuncture, and Data Entry.
Phlebotomist Total Pay (?
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$20,213 - $42,439
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MEDIAN: $30,077
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Phlebotomist Total Pay (?
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$9.90 - $17.71
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,213 - $42,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
Profit Sharing
$15.21 - $1,228  
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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$20,745 - $38,161  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,931
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $17.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.43  
Overtime
$5.67 - $25.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.21 - $1,228  
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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$20,745 - $38,161  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,931
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Los Angeles
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Baltimore
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$28,000
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Orlando
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Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Ekg
up arrow 16%
venipuncture
up arrow 15%
Data Entry
up arrow 14%
Bilingual
up arrow 10%
phlebotomist
up arrow 8%
Customer Service
up arrow 5%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 5%
Geriatrics
up arrow 4%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 3%
Phlebotomy
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National Average
$28,000
Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%
medical assistant
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
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%
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