The average hourly pay for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician is $14.96.
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Job Description for Certified Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomists are responsible for all tasks related to drawing blood for medical procedures. This includes preparing the patient for the procedure by taking vital signs and interviewing them briefly, initiating the venipuncture (needle-drawing) or capillary (finger-prick) puncture technique to draw blood, and cleaning and sealing the area afterwards. They must have all necessary materials (such as tourniquets, needles, bandages, and alcohol) sterile and ready for the patient. Once a sample is ta…Read more
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Tasks
- Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
- Prepare and process blood tests.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Phlebotomy Technician
The top respondents for the job title Certified Phlebotomy Technician are from the companies Quest Diagnostics, Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) and Questdiagnostics, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Eastern Plumas Health Care where the average pay is $19.19. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Questdiagnostics, Inc. and Quest Diagnostics, earning around $18.53 and $18.22, respectively. Grifols, Inc pays the lowest at around $12.21. LabCorp of America and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.25 and $16.99, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Certified Phlebotomy Technician
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Skills in Phlebotomy, Customer Service, Data Entry and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Phlebotomy Technician
An entry-level Certified Phlebotomy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.19 based on 121 salaries. An early career Certified Phlebotomy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.95 based on 472 salaries. A mid-career Certified Phlebotomy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.72 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Certified Phlebotomy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.89 based on 246 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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Employees with Certified Phlebotomy Technician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 23.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.6% more).
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