What Does A Phlebotomist Do?

Phlebotomists take blood samples from patients.

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How Do I Become A Phlebotomist?

Completing a certificate from a phlebotomy program may be required to obtain this position. These certificates may take up to a year to earn.

What is the Average Salary For A Phlebotomist?

High – 46,000
Median – 32,000
Low – 23,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Phlebotomist?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Biology
  • Psychology

What Is The Work Environment For A Phlebotomist?

Phlebotomists typically work in hospitals, laboratories, and blood centers.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Phlebotomist?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Phlebotomist?