Phlebotomy Technician Salary

The larger portion of Phlebotomy Technicians in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $14.10 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by tenure and the particular employer. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Phlebotomy Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$21,287 - $42,889
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$10.35 - $18.97
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$0$42K
Salary $21,287 - $42,889
Bonus $325.00
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$21,775 - $41,226
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.35 - $18.97
Overtime $14.58 - $27.04
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $325.00
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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$21,775 - $41,226
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 373

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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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For Phlebotomy Technicians, progressing to a Registered Nurse role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Registered Nurse can earn $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


Those at Quest Diagnostics can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $34K.

Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Phlebotomy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Phlebotomy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 274 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Phlebotomy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 88 salaries. A Phlebotomy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 31 salaries.

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
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Phlebotomy Technician Salaries

▲19%

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$30,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 29%
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