Blood donation center showing three donors giving blood and two technicians

Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research, and may explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.

Sample of reported job titles: Lab Asst; Patient Service Technician PST; Phlebotomist; Phlebotomist Supervisor/Instructor; Phlebotomist, Medical Lab Assistant; Phlebotomy Director; Phlebotomy Program Coordinator; Phlebotomy Supervisor; Registered Phlebotomist-Part Time

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $16.39/hr (+20% from 2015)
  • 116 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: 8%
  • Retirement Risk: 13% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 15% of Local Employees are Male

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
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Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.