Average Phlebotomy Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Phlebotomy Technician is $14.35.
MEDIAN $14.35
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
$14 - $1,038
Profit Sharing
$0 - $300
Total Pay
$22,261 - $40,895

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Job Description for Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician Tasks
  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
  • Prepare and process blood tests.
The top respondents for the job title Phlebotomy Technician are from the companies LabCorp of America, Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) and Quest Diagnostics. Reported salaries are highest at Questdiagnostics, Inc. where the average pay is $16.83. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Quest Diagnostics, earning around $16.13. Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) pays the lowest at around $15.03. LabCorp of America also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.65.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Phlebotomy Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Supervisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Phlebotomy Technician

Skills in Phlebotomy, Customer Service, Clinical Data Processing, Data Collection and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomy Technician

An entry-level Phlebotomy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.57 based on 293 salaries. An early career Phlebotomy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.16 based on 313 salaries. A mid-career Phlebotomy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.20 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.56 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Phlebotomy Technician in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 50.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.7% more) and Houston, Texas (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

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