Phlebotomists

Dispose of contaminated sharps, in accordance with applicable laws, standards, and policies. Organize or clean blood-drawing trays, ensuring that all instruments are sterile and all needles, syringes, or related items are of first-time use. Draw blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods. Match laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Dispose of blood or other biohazard fluids or tissue, in accordance with applicable laws, standards, or policies.

The Facts

Median ANNUAL EARNINGS

$35,000

Median Annual Earnings
are the midpoint earned
by 50 percent of workers
who are the lowest paid
and 50 percent of workers
who are the highest paid
in a particular occupation.

Jobs

158

Jobs are any position in
which a worker provides
labor in exchange for
monetary compensation
(note: one individual may
hold multiple jobs).

Average Annual Earnings

$34,515

Average Annual Earnings
are determined by
dividing the total earnings
for the occupation by the
number of jobs in the
occupation.

*Earnings include base rate plus commission and tips in some occupations.
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