The average hourly pay for a Phlebotomy Technician is $14.35.
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Job Description for Phlebotomy Technician
Much of the work of helping patients who are injured or sick involves the safe acquisition of blood samples for analysis and testing. Phlebotomy technicians work in this area of healthcare, and their primary responsibility is to draw blood and perform preliminary analyses upon it. They also help ascertain and confirm aspects of a patient's medical records and history and prepare blood samples for additional testing by specialists. The main area of patient-contact for a phlebotomy technician inv…Read more
Phlebotomy Technician Tasks
- Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
- Prepare and process blood tests.
Popular Employer Salaries for Phlebotomy Technician
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.
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Popular Skills for Phlebotomy Technician
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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