Phlebotomy Technician Salary

Women account for the majority of Phlebotomy Technicians in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.92 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by career length, followed by geography and the specific company. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Most Phlebotomy Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$23,489 - $44,044
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MEDIAN: $31,645
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$10.28 - $18.55
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$23,489 - $44,044  
   
Bonus
$254.34  
Total Pay (?
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$21,609 - $40,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $18.55  
   
Overtime
$6.64 - $26.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$254.34  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,609 - $40,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 403

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Job Description for Phlebotomy Technician

Much of the work of helping patients who are injured or sick involves the safe acquisition of blood samples for analysis and testing. Phlebotomy technicians work in this area of healthcare, and their primary responsibility is to draw blood and perform preliminary analyses upon it. They also help ascertain and confirm aspects of a patient's medical records and history and prepare blood samples for additional testing by specialists.

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Phlebotomy Technician Tasks

  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
  • Prepare and process blood tests.

Common Career Paths for Phlebotomy Technician


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Phlebotomy Technicians may progress into high-paying roles like Registered Nurse, where median compensation is $56K annually. Becoming a Medical Phlebotomist or a Phlebotomist is often the next step for a Phlebotomy Technician.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Phlebotomy Technician


Quest Diagnostics leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $34K.

Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomy Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. Phlebotomy Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $35K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Phlebotomy Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Phlebotomy Technician?

Phlebotomy Technician in jacksonville florida:
"Very fulfilling."
Pros: Very fulfilling, I love giving the patient's my full ability to always get the stick on the first try, I love hearing their satisfaction in my working ability.
Cons: Been and gave my best and my everything in this company for three years with no raise.

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Key Stats for Phlebotomy Technician

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Phlebotomy Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$30,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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