Phlebotomy Technician Salary (United States)

A Phlebotomy Technician earns an average wage of $12.46 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Phlebotomy Technician Total Pay (?
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$20,100 - $41,436
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,916
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Phlebotomy Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.45 - $17.33
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,100 - $41,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
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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$19,920 - $37,627  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 809
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.45 - $17.33  
   
Overtime
$7.64 - $26.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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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$19,920 - $37,627  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 809
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Job Description for Phlebotomy Technician

The primary task for the phlebotomy technician is to draw blood from patients and test subjects. This is usually achieved by inserting a small needle called a butterfly into the vein. Phlebotomy is a skill that takes training and practice. It is usually not difficult to find venous access on a healthy patient. Other types of patients can be more difficult. Intravenous access can be hard to achieve on infants, young children, the elderly, diabetics, and the obese.
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Phlebotomy Technician 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 Phlebotomy Technician

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

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 11%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
New York
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
Chicago
up arrow 1%
National Average
$27,000
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Experience Affects Phlebotomy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%
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