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
14.69%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
Postsecondary non-degree or equivalent
Education
Required

Schools

Southeast Missouri State University

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, 63701

University of Central Missouri

Administration 202
Warrensburg, 64093
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