Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant

Phlebotomists draw blood samples by venipuncture, skin puncutre, or arterial collection for medical tests and blood donations.

Typical Salary Range: 
$18- $25 per hour
Who Does Well: 

People interested in healthcare, with excellent attention to detail, physical dexterity and communication skills. Must be comfortable with blood and medical procedures. 

Types of Employers: 

Hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, outpatient urgent health and surgery centers, long-term care facilities (assisted living and skilled nursing). 

Career Path: 

Potential career paths inluce Lab Assistant and Medical Assistant