Updated February 9, 2022
Average Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary
15.95 hourly
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$33,000 yearly

Entry level Salary
$28,000 yearly
$28,000
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$33,000
Median
$38,000
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What is a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$38,000$3,167$18
75th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
Average$33,172$2,764$16
25th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14
10th Percentile$28,000$2,333$13

Average Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary By State

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Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist average salary by State

StateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
Alabama$22,741$10.93895
Alaska$41,683$20.04165
Arizona$37,360$17.961,452
Arkansas$24,008$11.54547
California$41,029$19.735,371
Colorado$31,235$15.021,351
Connecticut$35,131$16.89956
Delaware$31,509$15.15302
District of Columbia$37,298$17.93209
Florida$27,974$13.454,852
Georgia$25,632$12.322,788
Hawaii$36,169$17.39122
Idaho$29,932$14.39502
Illinois$29,658$14.263,180
Indiana$30,769$14.791,884
Iowa$30,176$14.51728
Kansas$25,601$12.31804
Kentucky$28,380$13.641,068
Louisiana$25,728$12.37717
Maine$32,317$15.54649
Maryland$31,916$15.341,521
Massachusetts$43,566$20.952,527
Michigan$28,671$13.782,463
Minnesota$34,850$16.752,603
Mississippi$26,412$12.70439
Missouri$28,660$13.781,482
Montana$29,834$14.34239
Nebraska$29,496$14.18479
Nevada$31,606$15.20463
New Hampshire$32,055$15.41428
New Jersey$30,534$14.681,789
New Mexico$32,714$15.73592
New York$40,112$19.282,483
North Carolina$27,056$13.012,330
North Dakota$32,624$15.68216
Ohio$34,504$16.592,239
Oklahoma$24,099$11.59596
Oregon$39,814$19.14778
Pennsylvania$31,369$15.082,622
Rhode Island$34,768$16.72329
South Carolina$25,017$12.031,034
South Dakota$28,224$13.57169
Tennessee$25,095$12.061,146
Texas$26,873$12.922,996
Utah$31,632$15.21703
Vermont$43,301$20.8271
Virginia$31,048$14.931,817
Washington$39,129$18.812,234
West Virginia$25,365$12.19568
Wisconsin$33,006$15.871,443
Wyoming$30,657$14.7464

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Highest Paying Cities For Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

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CityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
Boston, MA$43,483$20.91
San Francisco, CA$41,906$20.15
Juneau, AK$41,016$19.72
Vancouver, WA$39,927$19.20
Beaverton, OR$39,688$19.08
Phoenix, AZ$37,398$17.98

How much does a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist make?

The average Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist salary is $33,172 per year, or $15.95 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $38,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Vermont, Alaska, California, and New York provide the highest Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist salaries.

Average Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary Over Time

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    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$33,200$15.95+2.9%
    2021$32,200$15.48+3.4%
    2020$31,100$14.95+3.4%
    2019$30,100$14.45+2.9%
    2018$29,200$14.03+3.0%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary
    A medical assisting extern is responsible for supporting the medical team in ensuring that the patients are offered the best care services by providing treatments and medications. Medical assisting externs' duties include practicing their medical skills by shadowing on medical professionals' activities, assisting patients with their inquiries and concerns, facilitating medical procedures with the doctor's supervision, and learning to operate medical tools and equipment as needed. A medical assisting extern must have excellent knowledge in the health industry, as well as a fast-learner to be familiarized with the complexities of medical processes and procedures.
    Medical Scribe

    Avg. salary: $32,946

    As a medical scribe, their main responsibility is to follow a physician's daily work and do charting of patient encounters in real-time by accessing their medical electronic health record (EHR). It is their duty to make sure the patient schedules are followed, generate referral letters for physicians and manage and sort medical documents within the EHR. Medical scribes can be held as data custodians, medical assistants, and nurses to focus on patient in-take and care throughout clinic hours. In addition, they manage patient flow through the clinic and increase productivity to cater to more patients.
    Phlebotomist

    Avg. salary: $34,531

    Phlebotomists are workers in the medical field who specialize in drawing blood from patients. They ensure that patients are prepared by explaining the procedure to them, showing them tools they will use and where their blood will be stored, and answering any questions the patients may have. Phlebotomists then draw blood from the patient, patch up the area where the blood was drawn, and store the blood samples in properly labeled vials or blood bags. After the procedure, they send the blood samples to the laboratory for testing, transfusion, or any other use that there may be.
    Certified Phlebotomist

    Avg. salary: $34,866

    A certified phlebotomist is a medical professional who specializes in drawing blood through venipuncture or finger and heel pricks, preparing the samples for laboratory procedures. Besides collecting blood, a phlebotomist is also responsible for gathering patient information, verifying identification, reviewing medical histories, labeling vials, and maintaining records, including diagnostic findings. They are also in charge of keeping laboratory equipment clean, discarding trash appropriately, and organizing supplies according to policies, ordering new supplies when necessary. Above all, a certified phlebotomist maintains an open and transparent communication line with nurses and physicians for an efficient workflow.

    Mobile Phlebotomist

    Avg. salary: $32,784

    A mobile phlebotomist mostly travels to various places such as patients' homes and nursing facilities to draw blood samples for laboratory analysis and medical condition diagnosis. Their responsibilities revolve around gathering information to verify the patient's identification, coordinating with nurses or facility officials, labeling and organizing samples according to a set of protocols, delivering samples to designated areas, and maintaining patient records. Furthermore, as a mobile phlebotomist, it is essential to monitor the quantity and cleanliness of supply, properly discarding used items such as syringes and cotton.
    Medical Assisting Extern

    Avg. salary: $38,860

    A medical assisting extern is responsible for supporting the medical team in ensuring that the patients are offered the best care services by providing treatments and medications. Medical assisting externs' duties include practicing their medical skills by shadowing on medical professionals' activities, assisting patients with their inquiries and concerns, facilitating medical procedures with the doctor's supervision, and learning to operate medical tools and equipment as needed. A medical assisting extern must have excellent knowledge in the health industry, as well as a fast-learner to be familiarized with the complexities of medical processes and procedures.

    Average Salary By Related Field

    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Medical Scribe$32,946$2,746$15.8485,204
    Phlebotomist$34,531$2,878$16.60174,405
    Certified Phlebotomist$34,867$2,906$16.76181,523
    Mobile Phlebotomist$32,785$2,732$15.76177,139
    Medical Assisting Extern$38,860$3,238$18.68184,536
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    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary By Experience Level

    Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
    Entry Level$29,000$13.95
    Mid Level$30,300$14.56
    Senior Level$34,300$16.50

    Which Companies Pay Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists The Most?

    To earn a high income as a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist, working for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center or Adventist Health System might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Quest Diagnostics and Rady Children's Hospital And Health Center report highly competitive wages for Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists.

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    1. Quest Diagnostics Jobs (95)
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    Recently Added Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Average Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary by Demographic

    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $33,548
    female-income
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    $33,051
    GenderIncome
    Male$33,548
    Female$33,051
    Median Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Income by Race
    Asian Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists have the lowest average salary at $32,942.
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    Black or African American
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    Hispanic or Latino

    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Income by Race

    EthnicitySalary
    White$33,105
    Black or African American$33,189
    Asian$34,188
    Hispanic or Latino$33,072
    Average Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary by Education Level
    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $39,396 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists earn a median annual income of $33,607 compared to $33,170 for Medical Assistant/Phlebotomists with an Associate degree.
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    High School Diploma or Less
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    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist Salary by Education Level

    EducationSalary
    High School Diploma or Less$33,051
    Master's Degree$39,396
    Bachelor's Degree$33,607
    Some College/ Associate Degree$33,170