The average wage for a Phlebotomist is $13.26 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in venipuncture is associated with high pay for this job.
Phlebotomist Total Pay (?
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$20,215 - $43,283
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MEDIAN: $30,010
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Phlebotomist Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $17.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,215 - $43,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
Profit Sharing
$14.79 - $1,419  
Total Pay (?
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$20,725 - $38,134  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,562
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $17.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.43  
Overtime
$5.23 - $25.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
   
Profit Sharing
$14.79 - $1,419  
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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$20,725 - $38,134  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,562
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
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Baltimore
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National Average
$28,000
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Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

venipuncture
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Phlebotomy
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National Average
$28,000
Oral / Verbal Communication
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medical assistant
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 570 votes.
Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 29%
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