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What is the Average Salary of a Phlebotomist?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that phlebotomists make $36,320 each year. The lowest 10 percent of phlebotomists earned less than $26,690 each year, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $50,740 each year. The job outlook for phlebotomists is bright—the occupation is growing faster than than all professions, including other health care support occupations. The BLS projects that the number of phlebotomists will increase by 17% over the next 10 years.
How Much Does a Phlebotomist Make per Hour?
Phlebotomists make $17.46 an hour, according to the BLS.
Where Can You Find Phlebotomist Jobs?
The majority of phlebotomists work in hospitals (39%) and labs (31%). To find phlebotomy jobs in your area, search HealthJob’s phlebotomist job board.
How Much Do Phlebotomists Earn in Each State?
The table below compares phlebotomist salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020). You can also find data for the number of phlebotomists in each state as well as the number of phlebotomists per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.