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Phlebotomist

Kaitiki Toto

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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

Pay

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