Average Late-Career Phlebotomist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Phlebotomist is $17.22.
MEDIAN $17.22
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $22
$76 - $1,381
Profit Sharing
$394 - $8,726
Total Pay
$27,673 - $46,110

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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 Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp of America and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). Reported salaries are highest at Quest Diagnostics where the average pay is $19.27. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Questdiagnostics, Inc. and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), earning around $17.93 and $17.90, respectively. Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. pays the lowest at around $15.81. Pathgroup, Inc. and Quest, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.12 and $16.32, respectively.

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

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 $12.60 based on 976 salaries. An early career Phlebotomist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.35 based on 4,384 salaries. A mid-career Phlebotomist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.96 based on 2,347 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.12 based on 2,677 salaries.
Employees with Phlebotomist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.3% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (6.8% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

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