Phlebotomist Salary

phlebotomist-salary-chart.jpgPhlebotomists draw blood for research, transfusions, tests, and donations. The explain procedures to patients and help them recover from any adverse effects from the procedure.

Salary

The average salary of a phlebotomist is about $30,910 annually. The lowest 10% earns at most $21,340 a year. The top 10% earns at least $42,600 a year. The median salary is $29,730 a year.

The best industries for employment are general medical and surgical hospitals (40,250 employed, $29,840 average); medical and diagnostic laboratories (26,420 employed, $32,310); other ambulatory health care services (18,220 employed, $31,150). The top paying industry is insurance carriers, paying $41,350 on average (30 employed).

The top three paying states are Alaska ($38,750), California ($38,430), and Delaware ($37,030).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of phlebotomists is expected to increase by 27% between 2012 and 2022. This is much faster than average.

Phlebotomist Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $19,270 $24,590 $34,310 $25,500
Alaska $30,730 $39,110 $47,960 $40,200
Arizona $24,930 $29,620 $38,110 $31,180
Arkansas $17,910 $24,030 $34,460 $25,180
California $27,460 $37,170 $51,420 $38,440
Colorado $25,590 $33,690 $45,380 $34,390
Connecticut $27,880 $35,920 $46,040 $36,420
Delaware $29,970 $36,640 $48,170 $38,120
Florida $21,000 $27,270 $36,090 $27,780
Georgia $20,820 $28,710 $38,200 $29,370
Hawaii $24,890 $34,350 $44,710 $34,200
Idaho $21,560 $28,390 $36,930 $28,840
Illinois $21,810 $32,090 $45,700 $32,770
Indiana $21,160 $27,790 $37,430 $28,810
Iowa $21,440 $27,460 $36,350 $28,040
Kansas $21,080 $28,250 $38,630 $29,750
Kentucky $20,160 $26,100 $36,620 $27,230
Louisiana $18,200 $24,750 $36,160 $26,470
Maine $21,770 $28,260 $36,590 $28,640
Maryland $26,070 $35,120 $45,750 $35,490
Massachusetts $26,780 $35,540 $47,180 $36,540
Michigan $21,450 $28,080 $36,970 $28,610
Minnesota $25,870 $34,120 $44,160 $34,430
Mississippi $18,890 $25,050 $33,260 $25,370
Missouri $19,810 $26,080 $35,950 $26,700
Montana $21,060 $27,110 $39,590 $29,040
Nebraska $22,970 $29,090 $39,880 $30,850
Nevada $25,290 $33,360 $45,780 $34,920
New Hampshire $25,310 $33,520 $44,810 $33,890
New Jersey $25,520 $33,110 $43,510 $33,540
New Mexico $20,560 $27,810 $37,790 $28,470
New York $25,330 $35,740 $52,320 $37,360
North Carolina $21,030 $27,630 $36,770 $28,170
North Dakota $21,200 $27,300 $37,450 $28,590
Ohio $21,840 $28,770 $37,720 $29,460
Oklahoma $20,700 $27,490 $38,710 $28,710
Oregon $25,840 $34,610 $45,470 $34,890
Pennsylvania $23,160 $29,720 $38,920 $30,660
Rhode Island $26,150 $34,740 $45,580 $35,210
South Carolina $17,680 $25,280 $34,210 $25,460
South Dakota $20,640 $25,530 $31,220 $25,790
Tennessee $19,490 $24,670 $34,750 $25,720
Texas $21,040 $28,390 $37,720 $29,270
Utah $21,070 $26,390 $32,240 $26,590
Vermont $24,420 $30,450 $39,620 $31,520
Virginia $22,630 $31,790 $44,550 $32,620
Washington $25,940 $33,390 $44,360 $34,020
West Virginia $19,220 $23,920 $35,690 $25,610
Wisconsin $24,860 $30,590 $40,880 $31,770
Wyoming $21,690 $27,690 $37,240 $28,450