If you are student of phlebotomy, then you must be wondering about the kind of salary you would earn after you have passed phlebotomy training. Like any other career, starting salary of a phlebotomist can be lower in comparison to experienced professionals. If you are a fresh graduate and finished your course recently, then you should expect to income $13 per hour (as of 2011). As soon as your probationary period is completed which is minimum of 3 months, then you can expect an increase in your hourly wages.
Experience plays a major role in this profession due to the risky nature of the job. Due to these reasons, phlebotomy technician salary will differ depending on his/her experience as well as locations and employer.
The United States Bureau of Labor has classified that phlebotomy technicians including Clinical Laboratory Technicians as well as Technologists could be considered for 328,000 healthcare related jobs, managing all sorts of nursing related tasks.
In 2009, a typical hourly as well as annual wage for phlebotomy professional was considered at $12.84 and $26,710. However, hourly wages may range from $8.28 to $18.73 per hour and the annual wages may range from $17,230-$38,950 per year, depending on several factors (experience, location, work load etc).