How much do Phlebotomists earn in the United States?

Yearly Salary


The average salary for a phlebotomist is $44,261


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8,201 salaries reported. Updated 10 November 2021

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How much does a Phlebotomist make?

In the United States, the average pay for a phlebotomist as of January 2022 is approximately $61,386 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $31.48 per hour and $5,116 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Phlebotomist salaries

DirectlyApply has seen phlebotomist salaries ranging from a high of $90,285 per year to a low of $15,000 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of phlebotomists currently sit between $27,500 per year and $73,251 per year.

To be considered a top earning phlebotomist you would be expected to be making in excess of $90,285 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $27,500 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an phlebotomist can vary significantly (by as much as $62,785 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

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