Phlebotomists

5.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
58%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
22.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$36,320
or $17.46 hourly
VOLUME
128,020
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 58% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Phlebotomists' job openings is expected to rise 22.2% by 2030
'Phlebotomists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Phlebotomists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Phlebotomists' was $36,320, or $17.46 hourly
'Phlebotomists' are paid 13.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 128,020 people employed as Phlebotomists.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 31-9097.00

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