How much does a Phlebotomist Make?
After passing the exam and finishing the internship, you are now ready to apply for a phlebotomy job. Here is the average pay for a phlebotomist in the U.S.:
- How much does a phlebotomist make an hour? The average hourly wage is $17/hour
- How much does a phlebotomist make a year? The average salary is $35,560
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Remember, a phlebotomists salary and hourly wage will vary depending on number of years spent in the profession, additional skills and job location – this is simply the national average.
What is an average phlebotomist Salary in California?
Many of our certified phlebotomy students stay to work in hospitals, clinics and laboratories in California. Let’s take a look at a phlebotomy technician salary in California compared to the U.S.average.
- Average hourly is about $18.50/hour in California
- Average salary is $38,306 in California
Again, each city in California offers a different salary range (Source www1.Salary.com has a full list of salaries by city in California). Learn more about phlebotomist careers and full time roles on our phlebotomy training jobs page.
Get the highest phlebotomy technician salary with PhlebotomyU
At PhlebotomyU, we work with students from start to finish. We are fortunate to have partnerships with clinics and hospitals throughout San Diego County to help set up students with Phlebotomist jobs after graduating. Some places that have hired our graduated students include Kaiser Permanente, Sharp, UC San Diego, the VA, Scripps, and Palomar. We hope this helps you decide if a career in phlebotomy is right for you. See you in our next phlebotomy training program!