What is a Phlebotomist?
Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations. Phlebotomists work mainly in hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and physician offices.
The median annual wage for phlebotomists was $33,670 in May 2017. Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm (visited May 02, 2018).