The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Phlebotomist in Chicago, Illinois is $14.56.
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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 speci…Read more
- Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
- Prepare and process blood tests.
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Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomist
An early career Phlebotomist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.58 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Phlebotomist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.89 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.11 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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Employees with Phlebotomist in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 1.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (16.6% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (14.7% less) and Houston, Texas (13.3% less).
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