Phlebotomist Salary

The average wage for a Phlebotomist is $14.15 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Medical Terminology is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,076 - $44,048
$20K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,815
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90%

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$10.68 - $18.78
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.36
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$0$44K
Salary $20,076 - $44,048
Bonus $48.05 - $1,513
Profit Sharing $145.44 - $1,555
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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$22,232 - $40,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 404
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.68 - $18.78
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $12.98 - $28.40
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $48.05 - $1,513
Profit Sharing $145.44 - $1,555
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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$22,232 - $40,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,536

Job Description for Phlebotomist

Phlebotomists are responsible for collecting blood, urine, and other samples, appropriately packaging them, and preparing them to be sent for off-site or on-site analysis as indicated by the requisition. Due to the nature of phlebotomists' jobs, an ability to read and follow careful directions is imperative in order to ensure the safety and accuracy of patients' specimen collection and test results. Data entry skills and basic knowledge of medical software are an added bonus as patient and specimen information must be inputted manually following proper protocol and procedure.

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Phlebotomist Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Phlebotomist


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Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomist

Pay by Experience for a Phlebotomist has a positive trend. An entry-level Phlebotomist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 3,713 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 1,727 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 1,628 salaries. A 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 661 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,253

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Phlebotomist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Phlebotomist?

Phlebotomist in Springfield:
"Phlebotomy is wonderful!"
Pros: I have a hands on role in caring for and healing patients.
Cons: We do Not have access to all the needed supplies to do our job efficiently, such as pagers andhand held scanners.

Phlebotomist in Riverside:
"Its very good, you get to help people, get well."
Pros: You get to meet different people every day.
Cons: Putting many miles on my car, traveling far away.

Phlebotomist in Newport News:
Pros: Flexible hours. I'm learning new skills which I believe are vital in my growth in my field.
Cons: The pay is low. I'm not doing as much blood drawing as I would prefer. I don't have any benefits. My hours are low.

Phlebotomist in Warner Robins:
Pros: Working with people.
Cons: Cochran workers.

Phlebotomist in Huntsville:
Pros: The patients I get to interact with.
Cons: Poor management.

Phlebotomist in Front Royal:
Pros: The patients. Especially the older generation.
Cons: The people and the bosses. The pay is crap. They work you to the bone.

Phlebotomist in 54601:
"Busy."
Pros: Being part of the patients care plan.
Cons: Long hours.

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Key Stats for Phlebotomist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 771 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Phlebotomist Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$30,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Phlebotomist Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲11%

Specimen Processing
▲6%

▲4%

medical assistant
▲4%

▲3%

▲2%

Ekg
▲2%

▲2%


National Average
$30,000

Phlebotomy
▼1%

venipuncture
▼1%

phlebotomist
▼1%


CNA
▼12%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 771 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%