Here’s How Much Phlebotomists Make in 2022

Phlebotomists perform an invaluable role in the medical world and beyond. They draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, and research, not to mention explaining to their patients the procedures and help with the recovery of patients if they have adverse effects. Due in part to their central importance in these medical tasks, the jobs as phlebotomists are set to surge in the future. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the projected growth in the employment of phlebotomists is estimated to be 22% from 2020 to 2030, which is much faster than the average for most jobs, adding an approximate 28,800 jobs to a 2020 base of 129,600 phlebotomists.

Using occupational data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on phlebotomists, we’ve analyzed and compiled a summary of the average phlebotomist salary by state in the U.S. Read on for a full breakdown of where phlebotomists make the most money, and where they’re making the least, in 2022.

10 States Where Phlebotomists Earn the Most Money in 2022

The national average annual wage of a phlebotomist specialist is $38,450, according to the BLS, just around $20,000 less the average annual salary for all occupations, $58,260. The average phlebotomist salary can vary substantially from state to state. The state with the highest average phlebotomist salary has an average that is $16,630 greater than the average salary for phlebotomists in the lowest-paying state. However, the highest-paying state for phlebotomists also has an average salary that’s a little more than $10,000 less than the average annual income for all occupations on the national level. The average national phlebotomist salary per hour is $18.49.

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