As of 2012, a phlebotomist's median pay per hour was $14.29. The hourly pay of phlebotomists fluctuates based on a worker's experience and location. Career opportunities in phlebotomy are expected to grow.
Most phlebotomists are employed full time. The median annual salary for those in the profession was $29,730 according to information collected in 2012 by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A phlebotomist is a health care professional that draws blood for diagnostic tests, blood donations and research. Phlebotomists may work in hospitals, doctor's offices, blood donation centers and diagnostic centers. Similar careers to phlebotomists are medical assistants and medical laboratory assistants.