As of May 2014, the average Phlebotomists brought home just shy of $43,350 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But earnings vary greatly by location, as employers must offer higher wages in certain areas of the country to attract qualified candidates. On average, the highest wages paid in Phlebotomists were in California, Nevada, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Alaska.
Salary: $22,150 – $43,800
Min. Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Job Outlook 2014-24: 25% (Much faster than average)
Related Careers: Medical Assistants, Dental Assistants, Medical Transcriptionists & Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians.
|Highest Paying States for Phlebotomists|
|2. District of Columbia||$18.18|
|3. New York||$18.17|
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 13, 2016