Phlebotomist Salary in the US

$32,514
per year
per hour
$15.63
per hour
per year

Phlebotomist - Average Salary & Hourly Pay

The average salary for a Phlebotomist is $32,514 per year ($15.63 per hour), which is $20,976 (-39%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Phlebotomist can expect an average starting salary of $25,667. The highest salaries can exceed $52,715.
$25,667
Low
$32,514
Average salary
$52,715
High
$12.34
Low
$15.63
Average salary
$25.34
High

Phlebotomy Technician Salary Range

Low
$25,667
Average salary
$32,514
Experienced
$43,022
High
$52,715
Low
$12.34
Average salary
$15.63
Experienced
$20.68
High
$25.34
Among Phlebotomists in the US, Phlebotomy Technicians starting their career and non-certified Phlebotomists tend to have the lowest hourly rates, while Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPT), Donor Phlebotomy Technicians (DPT) and Traveling Phlebotomists / Mobile Phlebotomists enjoy the highest wages.

Phlebotomist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Cardio Phlebotomy Technician$45K/year
+39% 
Phlebotomy Instructor$43K/year
+33% 
Traveling Phlebotomist$41K/year
+26% 
Quest Diagnostics Phlebotomist$35K/year
+8% 
Certified Phlebotomy Technician$35K/year
+7% 
Donor Phlebotomy Technician (DPT)$33K/year
+2% 
American Red Cross Phlebotomist$32K/year
 -1%
Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist$32K/year
 -3%

Phlebotomist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Phlebotomist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting pay of $12 per hour. A mid career Phlebotomy Technician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average pay of $15, while an experienced Phlebotomist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $19. Phlebotomy Technicians with more than 20 years of experience earn $21 per hour on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Phlebotomist

Late Career▲ +34%
Experienced▲ +22%
Average Salary$15.63/hour
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -23%

Gender Breakdown

Female
86%
Male
14%

Phlebotomist - Jobs by Location

Phlebotomist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Phlebotomist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Phlebotomist

How much does a Phlebotomist make in the US?
A Phlebotomist in the US earns an average of $32,514 gross per year, which is about $15.63 gross per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Phlebotomist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Phlebotomist in the US?
The starting salary of a Phlebotomist in the US is around $25,667 gross per year. Phlebotomy Technicians starting their career and non-certified Phlebotomists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Phlebotomist in the US?
The highest salary of a Phlebotomist in the US can reach and exceed $52,715 gross per year. Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPT), Donor Phlebotomy Technicians (DPT) and Traveling Phlebotomists / Mobile Phlebotomists usually have the highest salaries.
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