$32,301
Avg. Salary
$15.09
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Medical Phlebotomist is $15.09 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Phlebotomist is $32,301 per year.

$11.05
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$19.74
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MEDIAN $15.09
$19k
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MEDIAN $32,301
$19,392 - $50,235
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$0$50K
Salary $19,392 - $50,235
Bonus $10.20 - $2,300
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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$23,090 - $43,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.05 - $19.74
Hourly Tips $1.46
Overtime $15.26 - $35.40
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $10.20 - $2,300
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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$23,090 - $43,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 390

Job Description for Medical Phlebotomist

Central in the duties of the medical phlebotomist is the collection of blood samples from patients. These duties may involve the taking of samples of blood from newborn babies and their mothers on the maternity floor. Duties also could be taking samples from the elderly and young adults. The interaction with new people on a day to day basis requires extraordinary patience and a sense of empathy with the patients that you deal with.

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

Medical Phlebotomist Pay By Employer

$0$43K

$36,951

$37,199

Common Career Paths for Medical Phlebotomist


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Though some Medical Phlebotomists move into positions like Physician Assistant (where the average salary is $84K), this progression is not the norm. Going from Medical Phlebotomist to Phlebotomist is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Phlebotomists is $29K. Many others choose to work as Registered Nurses, where pay is typically $56K.

Medical Phlebotomist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Phlebotomist


Medical Phlebotomists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Data Entry, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Phlebotomist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Phlebotomist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Phlebotomist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Phlebotomist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Medical Phlebotomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 72 salaries. A Medical Phlebotomist 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 36 salaries.

Medical Phlebotomist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Phlebotomist?

Medical Phlebotomist:
The work we do is amazing and the experience you get is priceless but the amount of manual labor and travel expected of you is simply unrealistic given how much you are severely underpaid and most of the time under appreciated. Best to look at it as a semi paid internship or hobby.

Medical Phlebotomist in Cincinnati:
"It is ok."
Pros: The friends I have made.
Cons: Horrible management. Horrible pay. Horrible benefits.

Medical Phlebotomist in Blue Ridge:
"How fast paced it is."
Be prepared for each day ...be flexible ...get your certification ...come to work with and I can attitude...be willing to learn new things and be able to take constructive criticism and keep it safe ...safety first ...leave all your home business at the door... Leave your cell phone in your locker..Remember to always check 2 Identifiers and always label your specimens at the bedside or chair side..don't let your patient leave the room without labeling all specimens...Always check patients name band....

Medical Phlebotomist in Crystal Lake:
"Moving Forward."
Pros: I like to help people and make them feel at ease.
Cons: Training is really bad and should go in a different direction.

Medical Phlebotomist in Downey:
"Fun To Take A Big Part In Patience Health."
Pros: Helping others with there medical needs.
Cons: Dealing with people that are frighten with medical personnel.

Medical Phlebotomist in Mountain Home:
"Opaque Pay System, No Advancement."
It is too bad this profession is so underpaid. Very stressful. How many people enjoy having someone show up to stick you with a needle?

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Key Stats for Medical Phlebotomist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼3%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Medical Phlebotomist Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$32,000


▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%