Phlebotomy in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Phlebotomy Programs in Kentucky


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Kentucky graduates receive certificates in phlebotomy. In other words, every year an estimated 106 phlebotomists graduate from Kentucky's 4 phlebotomy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a phlebotomy program is ATA College. ATA College, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Louisville. 12 students graduated with a certificate in phlebotomy from ATA College in 2010. Tuition at ATA College was $11,775 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a phlebotomy program is Spencerian College-Lexington. Spencerian College-Lexington, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Lexington. 30 students graduated with certificate in phlebotomy from Spencerian College-Lexington in 2010. Spencerian College-Lexington charged in-state students $14,839 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a phlebotomy program is Spencerian College. Spencerian College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Louisville. 55 students graduated with certificate in phlebotomy from Spencerian College in 2010. Tuition at Spencerian College was $15,960 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Kentucky's phlebotomy schools ranges from $15,960 per year to $10,489 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,266 per year. In 2010, the following Kentucky phlebotomy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Spencerian College - located in Louisville, students are charged $15,960 per year
  2. Spencerian College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $14,839 per year
  3. ATA College - located in Louisville, students are charged $11,775 per year

The phlebotomy schools in Kentucky that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. National College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $10,489 per year
  2. ATA College - located in Louisville, students are charged $11,775 per year
  3. Spencerian College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $14,839 per year

A phlebotomy certificate from a Kentucky school... what next?

A large number of Kentucky phlebotomy graduates become phlebotomists. In 2010, there were 1,550 phlebotomists working in Kentucky. In Kentucky, the largest numbers of phlebotomists work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 420 phlebotomists
  2. Bourbon County - 250 phlebotomists
  3. Adair County - 220 phlebotomists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of phlebotomists in the state of Kentucky will grow to 1,910. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, phlebotomists earn $37,020 per year. But, salaries for phlebotomists can vary. In 2010, phlebotomists made as little as less than $21,240 per year or as much as more than $69,480 per year in Kentucky. A phlebotomist in the following Kentucky counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Edmonson County - $41,170 per year
  2. Anderson County - $39,140 per year
  3. Adair County - $37,940 per year

The Kentucky counties with the lowest average salary for phlebotomists are:

  1. Daviess County - $34,430 per year
  2. Bell County - $35,340 per year
  3. Clark County - $35,430 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in phlebotomy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as allied health or phlebotomy.

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  • Certificate in Phlebotomy in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,921 miles from location National College-Lexington Lexington KY 18.495 n/a 3,702
5,998 miles from location Spencerian College Louisville KY 22.463 n/a 1,281
5,923 miles from location Spencerian College-Lexington Lexington KY 29.2223 n/a 618
5,984 miles from location ATA College Louisville KY 35.5782 100% 450
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians + 1,550 $37,020 4.7%
 

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