Average Phlebotomist Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$15.55
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$590
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The average hourly pay for a Phlebotomist in Houston, Texas is $15.55.
10%
$11.48
10%
$15.55
50%
$19.14
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90%
MEDIAN $15.55
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Bonus
$150 - $1,150
Total Pay
$24,229 - $41,636

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Job Description for Phlebotomist

Phlebotomist Tasks
  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
  • Prepare and process blood tests.
The top respondents for the job title Phlebotomist are from the companies Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Quest Diagnostics and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Reported salaries are highest at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System where the average pay is $17.79. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), earning around $16.00. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center pays the lowest at around $15.55. Quest Diagnostics also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.86.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Phlebotomist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Phlebotomist
Certified Phlebotomist
Phlebotomy Supervisor
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Phlebotomist

Skills in Phlebotomy, Customer Service, Geriatrics and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomist

An entry-level Phlebotomist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.49 based on 14 salaries. An early career Phlebotomist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.42 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Phlebotomist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.48 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.05 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Phlebotomist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (3.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (7.8% less), Phoenix, Arizona (7.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 194 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
14.4%