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Kaitiki Toto

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Phlebotomists collect blood and samples from patients for laboratory testing or for blood banks.


Trainee phlebotomists usually earn

$37K-$46K per year

Qualified and registered phlebotomists usually earn

$43K-$55K per year

Source: DHBs/PSA, 'Allied, Public Health and Technical MECA', 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a trainee phlebotomist are average, but better in larger cities.
A phlebotomist draws blood from a woman donor sitting on a chair in a blood donation tent

Phlebotomists take blood for testing or for donations

Last updated 13 August 2017