Phlebotomy in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Phlebotomy Programs in Pennsylvania


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Pennsylvania students graduate with certificates in phlebotomy. Thus, Pennsylvania's 10 phlebotomy schools put out approximately 343 phlebotomists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a phlebotomy program is Penn Commercial Business/Technical School. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Washington. In 2010, no students graduated from Penn Commercial Business/Technical School's phlebotomy program. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School charged in-state students $20,600 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a phlebotomy program is Great Lakes Institute of Technology, which is located in Erie. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, 53 students graduated from Great Lakes Institute of Technology phlebotomy program.

Fortis Institute, which is located in Kingston, is the third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a phlebotomy program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. 56 students graduated with certificate in phlebotomy from Fortis Institute in 2010. Fortis Institute charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Pennsylvania's phlebotomy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,572 per year, though tuition can range from $20,600 per year to $2,700 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania phlebotomy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School - located in Washington, students are charged $20,600 per year
  2. Yorktowne Business Institute - located in York, students are charged $12,120 per year
  3. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg - located in Harrisburg, students are charged $3,835 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Pennsylvania phlebotomy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
  2. Community College of Allegheny County - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $2,720 per year
  3. Bucks County Community College - located in Newtown, students are charged $3,742 per year

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

Most people who graduate from phlebotomy school in Pennsylvania go on to work as a phlebotomist. If you decide to work as a phlebotomist in Pennsylvania, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 9,050 Pennsylvania phlebotomists as of 2010. The largest populations of Pennsylvania phlebotomists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bucks County - 4,220 phlebotomists
  2. Allegheny County - 1,750 phlebotomists
  3. Warren County - 500 phlebotomists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of phlebotomists is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 11,300 phlebotomists working in the Pennsylvania then.

Salary

On average, phlebotomists earn $41,160 per year. However, this number is only an average. phlebotomists in Pennsylvania had varying salaries from $20,680 to $67,900 per year in 2010. The following counties in Pennsylvania have the highest average salaries for phlebotomists:

  1. Berks County - $48,780 per year
  2. Bucks County - $45,020 per year
  3. Clarion County - $44,780 per year

The following counties in Pennsylvania have the lowest average salaries for phlebotomists:

  1. Erie County - $29,240 per year
  2. Cambria County - $33,310 per year
  3. Lackawanna County - $34,730 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in phlebotomy in Pennsylvania and to compare salaries with various related fields such as allied health or phlebotomy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Phlebotomy in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,535 miles from location Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 13.2135 n/a 22,529
5,701 miles from location Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh PA 12.0174 n/a 20,520
5,435 miles from location Bucks County Community College Newtown PA 11.0775 n/a 11,009
5,675 miles from location Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood PA 11.809 n/a 7,089
5,494 miles from location Fortis Institute Kingston PA 32.703 100% 581
5,710 miles from location Penn Commercial Business/Technical School Washington PA 37.4844 100% 506
5,717 miles from location Great Lakes Institute of Technology Erie PA 35.3055 90% 499
5,524 miles from location Yorktowne Business Institute York PA 25.3626 100% 299
5,484 miles from location Fortis Institute Scranton PA 28.5934 100% 222
5,656 miles from location Indiana County Technology Center Indiana PA 29.0494 n/a 70
 

Curious what studying Phlebotomy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians + 9,050 $41,160 -3.3%
 

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