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Considering a career as a Phlebotomist in Missouri?

14.4% Jobs Projection
$30,460 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Phlebotomists in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Phlebotomists in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Phlebotomists in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Phlebotomists Work in Missouri?

2,700 people worked as Phlebotomists in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,120 Phlebotomists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 580 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Phlebotomists in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,910 Phlebotomists working in it, which means Missouri has more Phlebotomists than average.

Phlebotomists in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Phlebotomists in this state are growing at a rate of 14.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.5%.

Job Projections for Phlebotomists: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 240 annual job openings, and a total of 2,230 jobs for Missouri Phlebotomists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,900 annual jobs and 152,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Phlebotomists Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Phlebotomists ranged from $21,460 to $41,510 with $30,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.32 to $19.96. The median hourly rate was $14.64.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.91 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.27.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Phlebotomists Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Phlebotomists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Phlebotomists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,160 $32,740
Kansas City, MO-KS 990 $34,400
Springfield, MO 340 $27,340
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 160 $28,270
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 130 $28,610
Joplin, MO 120 $35,670
St. Joseph, MO-KS 60 $33,510
Jefferson City, MO 60 $28,320

Top States for Phlebotomists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Phlebotomists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 12,190 $43,980
Texas 9,210 $32,280
Florida 8,250 $31,670
North Carolina 6,290 $31,700
New York 6,190 $39,930
Ohio 5,660 $33,870
Illinois 4,910 $35,400
New Jersey 4,890 $37,300
Pennsylvania 4,760 $33,890
Georgia 4,390 $31,640
Virginia 3,550 $35,240
Massachusetts 3,420 $38,880
Michigan 3,090 $31,920
Maryland 2,790 $39,040
Missouri 2,700 $30,460
Washington 2,470 $38,010
Louisiana 2,270 $29,220
Tennessee 2,240 $29,330
Indiana 2,240 $32,800
Kentucky 2,230 $30,170

Below are the states where Phlebotomists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $43,980
District of Columbia $41,300
New York $39,930
Alaska $39,570
Maryland $39,040
Massachusetts $38,880
Rhode Island $38,580
Connecticut $38,460
Oregon $38,010
Washington $38,010

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