Phlebotomists

Job Description

A phlebotomist is a health care professional who is trained to draw blood from a patient in a safe and sanitary manner. Phlebotomists may draw blood samples for tests or collect blood donations.

Academic Requirements

Those interested in phlebotomy often enroll in a program at a college or a technical school. During these programs, students learn how to draw blood and how to properly interact with patients. After completing an education program, students can choose to become certified professionals.

Phlebotomists
$25-41
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
23.62%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
High School diploma or equivalent
Education
Required

Schools

Maryville University of Saint Louis

13550 Conway Road
St. Louis, 63141

Southwest Baptist University

1601 South Springfield
Bolivar, 65613-2496
School results are based on career category, not specific degree field. For specific program and degree information, please visit the school page.

Professional Organizations

National Healthcare Association