The larger portion of Phlebotomy Technicians in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.62 per hour. While geography and the individual firm impact pay for this group, experience level is the most influential factor. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$23,270 - $45,000
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MEDIAN: $32,291
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$10.16 - $18.42
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,270 - $45,000  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
Total Pay (?
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$21,285 - $39,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $18.42  
   
Overtime
$2.50 - $26.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
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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$21,285 - $39,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 401
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Phlebotomy Technician


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As Phlebotomy Technicians transition into upper-level roles such as Registered Nurse, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Registered Nurses earn $56K on average per year. It is not uncommon for a Phlebotomy Technician to continue on to become a Medical Phlebotomist or a Phlebotomist.

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Quest Diagnostics offers the largest salaries in town — $34K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomy Technician

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $27K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $32K. For Phlebotomy Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Phlebotomy Technician Reviews

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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Experience Affects Phlebotomy Technician Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$29,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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