Phlebotomy Technician Salary

phlebotomist-salary-chart.jpgPhlebotomists or phlebotomy technicians are trained health care professionals that are responsible for collecting blood sample from patients, storing them in required containers, labeling them and delivering blood samples to the lab.

Salary

The average salary for a phlebotomy technician was $30,910 in 2012. The salary varies with experience as well as higher qualifications. The annual salary also depends upon the demand of the phlebotomy services and the cost of living of a location. The highest wages are found in Alaska, where the average salary was $38,750. The state with the highest employment level is California, with a mean salary of $38,430.

The top paying industry for phlebotomists is with insurance carriers at an average annual salary of $41,350. The industry with the highest level of employment is in general medical and surgical hospitals.

Job Outlook

The job outlook of phlebotomists is expected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, or much faster than average.

Phlebotomy Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $18,500 $24,100 $31,930 $24,700
Alaska $29,890 $38,040 $46,720 $38,750
Arizona $24,730 $31,550 $42,300 $32,490
Arkansas $18,130 $23,800 $32,980 $24,920
California $28,000 $37,550 $50,490 $38,430
Colorado $25,400 $33,990 $45,690 $34,630
Connecticut $26,430 $34,610 $44,810 $34,870
Delaware $27,990 $36,200 $46,610 $37,030
Florida $20,720 $26,900 $35,440 $27,310
Georgia $20,430 $27,200 $36,190 $27,570
Hawaii $24,480 $33,710 $43,760 $33,470
Idaho $20,710 $27,490 $36,060 $27,790
Illinois $19,730 $29,750 $48,130 $31,310
Indiana $20,910 $27,280 $36,880 $28,060
Iowa $21,150 $26,800 $34,990 $27,210
Kansas $21,190 $29,400 $38,410 $30,110
Kentucky $20,310 $26,430 $35,110 $26,750
Louisiana $17,790 $24,570 $34,840 $25,300
Maine $22,080 $28,470 $37,140 $29,040
Maryland $25,320 $34,860 $47,290 $36,190
Massachusetts $26,410 $35,070 $46,830 $36,000
Michigan $20,800 $27,400 $36,040 $27,720
Minnesota $25,750 $33,570 $43,230 $33,900
Mississippi $17,180 $23,400 $32,500 $24,040
Missouri $19,220 $25,720 $35,720 $26,290
Montana $20,890 $27,220 $40,690 $29,140
Nebraska $22,370 $28,540 $38,500 $30,150
Nevada $26,320 $34,500 $45,720 $35,600
New Hampshire $25,830 $34,030 $45,410 $34,740
New Jersey $25,240 $32,090 $42,110 $32,750
New Mexico $19,220 $26,940 $37,150 $27,440
New York $25,330 $35,000 $47,630 $36,240
North Carolina $20,700 $27,240 $36,360 $27,690
North Dakota $20,520 $23,980 $35,180 $26,060
Ohio $21,970 $28,910 $37,940 $29,750
Oklahoma $19,410 $26,390 $37,070 $27,140
Oregon $25,230 $33,980 $44,980 $34,220
Pennsylvania $22,330 $29,370 $38,410 $30,100
Rhode Island $26,590 $35,970 $47,070 $36,430
South Carolina $19,320 $24,720 $33,700 $25,430
South Dakota $20,820 $25,150 $32,130 $25,900
Tennessee $19,560 $25,930 $34,540 $26,100
Texas $20,300 $27,090 $36,800 $27,800
Utah $20,890 $26,170 $31,430 $26,320
Vermont $24,720 $30,090 $38,470 $31,280
Virginia $21,920 $31,480 $45,000 $32,460
Washington $25,670 $33,230 $44,740 $33,990
West Virginia $18,390 $23,950 $35,270 $25,330
Wisconsin $24,860 $30,220 $38,190 $30,950
Wyoming $21,230 $27,140 $36,240 $27,810