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Phlebotomists in South Carolina

Considering a career as a Phlebotomist in South Carolina?

23.0% Jobs Projection
$30,800 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Phlebotomists Work in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, there were 1,910 people working as Phlebotomists in the year 2018.

There were 1,680 Phlebotomists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Phlebotomists in SC Employment Trend

The amount of Phlebotomists working in the state is similar to the average state.

Phlebotomists in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Phlebotomists in this state are growing at a rate of 23.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.5%.

Job Projections for Phlebotomists: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 200 annual job openings, and 1,820 total jobs in 2026 for Phlebotomists in this state.

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

What do Phlebotomists Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Phlebotomists ranged from $22,550 to $39,470 with $30,800 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.84 to $18.98. The median hourly rate was $14.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.86 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.95.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Phlebotomists Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina Metros for Phlebotomists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,430 $32,880
Columbia, SC 370 $31,960
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 340 $29,070
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 320 $32,910
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 280 $30,910
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 190 $32,570
Florence, SC 140 $30,200
Spartanburg, SC 140 $28,880
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 80 $31,400

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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