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How much do phlebotomists make? 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that phlebotomists make a mean annual income of $37,280 as of May 2020, which is approximately $17.92 per hour. 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 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.

Phlebotomist Salary
Location
Annual Salary
in location
Employment
In location
Employment per 1,000 jobs
California
$47,230
12,590
0.766
New York
$44,630
5,800
0.667
District of Columbia
$43,960
Alaska
$43,270
240
0.811
Washington
$42,530
2,400
0.751
Massachusetts
$42,030
3,390
1.012
Connecticut
$41,170
1,310
0.851
Oregon
$40,560
2,180
1.205
Delaware
$40,520
450
1.046
Maryland
$40,300
2,370
0.939
Rhode Island
$40,260
860
1.949
Minnesota
$40,150
1,710
0.631
New Hampshire
$39,690
710
1.145
New Jersey
$39,220
5,630
1.488
Colorado
$37,830
1,910
0.740
Pennsylvania
$37,800
6,120
1.110
Virginia
$37,430
3,080
0.833
Nevada
$37,220
450
0.361
Wisconsin
$36,830
2,750
1.013
North Dakota
$36,560
490
1.219
Illinois
$36,150
5,070
0.901
Vermont
$35,220
220
0.793
Arizona
$35,150
1,330
0.468
Ohio
$35,050
5,920
1.152
Texas
$34,900
11,260
0.931
Indiana
$34,780
2,840
0.974
Florida
$34,710
7,270
0.861
North Carolina
$34,520
5,350
1.248
Michigan
$34,500
3,420
0.873
Kansas
$34,260
1,210
0.906
New Mexico
$33,770
930
1.182
Utah
$33,640
1,190
0.802
South Carolina
$33,610
2,170
1.079
Montana
$33,570
500
1.089
Idaho
$33,550
600
0.838
Georgia
$33,470
4,430
1.027
West Virginia
$32,710
1,100
1.690
Wyoming
$32,700
190
0.722
Nebraska
$32,650
700
0.742
Alabama
$32,460
2,180
1.146
Iowa
$32,430
1,240
0.843
Maine
$32,380
420
0.724
Tennessee
$32,210
2,330
0.801
Kentucky
$32,190
2,260
1.268
Missouri
$31,830
2,470
0.916
Mississippi
$31,640
1,180
1.094
Oklahoma
$31,400
1,740
1.115
Arkansas
$31,120
780
0.662
Louisiana
$30,600
2,390
1.324
South Dakota
$29,050
380
0.924
Puerto Rico
$20,470
340
0.417