One of the many questions that many students ask whenever they are thinking of pursuing another course is the salary. If you have been planning on becoming a Phlebotomist and thought about how much pay that you can earn from that profession, then continue reading on as we discuss on what constitutes the pay.
Phlebotomy technicians are simply known as phlebotomist, they are medical professionals responsible for drawing out blood samples from medical labs and hospitals. According to the American Society of Clinical Pathology, the salary of Phlebotomy technicians way back in 2010 was near $28,000. The society also reported that that Phlebotomy technicians tend to become the lowest paid medical professionals.
Salary Depending on the Employer
Rates may vary depending on the employer in which the phlebotomy technician is assigned to. If you worked as a technician in a reference laboratory you would likely be paid an hourly wage of $16. However, working in a private doctor’s office or a public clinic will earn you less than $14. Overall, the average wage was $13.50 according to recent study. [Read more...]