Phlebotomy Technician Salary

Most Phlebotomy Technicians in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.18 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but years of experience and the individual firm are influential factors as well. Most Phlebotomy Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,070 - $43,385
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$31K
$43K
MEDIAN: $31,410
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$10.63 - $18.85
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$0$43K
Salary $21,070 - $43,385
Bonus $254.34
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$22,203 - $40,981
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.63 - $18.85
Overtime $14.43 - $26.82
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $254.34
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,203 - $40,981
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 372

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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.

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Phlebotomy Technician Tasks

  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.
  • Prepare and process blood tests.

Common Career Paths for Phlebotomy Technician


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Phlebotomy Technicians who transition into a Registered Nurse role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $56K per year. Phlebotomy Technicians most often move into Medical Phlebotomist or Phlebotomist roles. However, the former pays $3K less on average, and the latter pays $1K less.

Phlebotomy Technician Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Phlebotomy Technician


Quest Diagnostics offers the largest salaries in town — $34K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Phlebotomy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Phlebotomy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Phlebotomy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 274 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Phlebotomy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Phlebotomy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 88 salaries. A Phlebotomy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 31 salaries.

Phlebotomy Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Phlebotomy Technician?

Phlebotomy Technician in jacksonville florida:
"Very fulfilling."
Pros: Very fulfilling, I love giving the patient's my full ability to always get the stick on the first try, I love hearing their satisfaction in my working ability.
Cons: Been and gave my best and my everything in this company for three years with no raise.

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Key Stats for Phlebotomy Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Phlebotomy Technician Salaries

▲18%

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$30,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 29%
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