The average rate for a Phlebotomist is $14.06 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$20,683 - $43,764
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$44K
MEDIAN: $30,650
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$10.34 - $18.33
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,683 - $43,764  
   
Bonus
$99.73 - $3,041  
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$21,620 - $39,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 394
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $18.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.69  
Overtime
$11.02 - $26.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$99.73 - $3,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $3,000  
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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$21,620 - $39,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6,211
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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

National Average: $29,677

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Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Specimen Processing
up arrow 7%

Ekg
up arrow 6%

venipuncture
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Oncology
up arrow 5%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Bilingual
up arrow 4%

medical assistant
up arrow 3%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Phlebotomy
0%

National Average
$30,000

drawing blood
up arrow 1%

phlebotomist
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CNA
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 571 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%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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