In April, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) released the results of a laboratory professions' salary survey it conducted in 2015. The average hourly wage for staff phlebotomists was $14.97 compared to $15.60 in ASCP's 2013 survey. Lead phlebotomists earned $16.96 on average ($16.71 in 2013), while phlebotomy supervisors earned an average of $21.08. No supervisory wage was reported in the 2013 survey. Phlebotomists with less than five years of experience earne
Though you may never have heard the term phlebotomist, you have likely utilized one's services many times in the course of your life, even if you did not realize it at the time. Phlebotomy is the profession of drawing blood so that it may be stored for future use or tested for health concerns. A phlebotomy career requires training but provides many lucrative benefits. WHAT DOES A PHLEBOTOMIST DO? The medical profession is one of the most short-staffed industries to be found.