Phlebotomy in Washington State

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Schools Offering Phlebotomy Programs in Washington State


Around 0.5% of Washington State's graduates graduate from phlebotomy certificate programs every year. Thus, Washington State's 18 phlebotomy schools put out approximately 798 phlebotomists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a phlebotomy program is Alpine College. Alpine College, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Spokane. 18 students graduated with a certificate in phlebotomy from Alpine College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Washington State with a phlebotomy program is Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Renton. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, 100 students graduated from Pima Medical Institute phlebotomy program.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a phlebotomy program is Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Seattle. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. 40 students graduated with certificate in phlebotomy from Pima Medical Institute in 2010. Tuition at Pima Medical Institute was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Washington State's phlebotomy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,860 per year, though tuition can range from $5,111 per year to $2,785 per year. The Washington State phlebotomy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bates Technical College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $5,111 per year
  2. Clover Park Technical College - located in Lakewood, students are charged $4,419 per year
  3. Seattle Vocational Institute - located in Seattle, students are charged $3,633 per year

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

  1. Renton Technical College - located in Renton, students are charged $2,785 per year
  2. Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year
  3. Clark College - located in Vancouver, students are charged $3,008 per year

A phlebotomy certificate from a Washington State school... what next?

The highest percentage of phlebotomy graduates in Washington State pursue careers as a phlebotomist. 2,650 phlebotomists were working in Washington State in 2010. The Washington State counties with the largest populations of phlebotomists are:

  1. King County - 1,230 phlebotomists
  2. Spokane County - 300 phlebotomists
  3. Pierce County - 210 phlebotomists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of phlebotomists in Washington State will grow by 28%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,440 phlebotomists working in Washington State.

Salary

A phlebotomist in Washington State earns $39,840 per year on average. But, salaries for phlebotomists can vary. In 2010, phlebotomists made as little as less than $23,490 per year or as much as more than $58,350 per year in Washington State. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for phlebotomists:

  1. King County - $42,160 per year
  2. Pierce County - $41,870 per year
  3. Chelan County - $41,580 per year

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

  1. Skagit County - $32,930 per year
  2. Spokane County - $35,970 per year
  3. Yakima County - $36,450 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Certificate in Phlebotomy in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,680 miles from location Bellevue College Bellevue WA 15.3084 n/a 14,010
7,758 miles from location Clark College Vancouver WA 13.9084 n/a 12,989
7,680 miles from location Edmonds Community College Lynnwood WA 17.534 n/a 9,658
7,701 miles from location Olympic College Bremerton WA 11.8614 n/a 7,536
7,585 miles from location Columbia Basin College Pasco WA 10.7425 n/a 6,978
7,692 miles from location Highline Community College Seattle WA 16.5765 n/a 6,725
7,707 miles from location Clover Park Technical College Lakewood WA 16.2384 n/a 6,573
7,684 miles from location Seattle Community College-North Campus Seattle WA 12.2688 n/a 6,524
7,684 miles from location Shoreline Community College Seattle WA 13.8462 n/a 6,277
7,662 miles from location Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon WA 14.1008 n/a 5,676
7,702 miles from location Bates Technical College Tacoma WA 15.6162 n/a 5,458
7,684 miles from location Renton Technical College Renton WA 22.262 n/a 4,346
7,740 miles from location Centralia College Centralia WA 18.6955 n/a 3,574
7,676 miles from location Cascadia Community College Bothell WA 12.7944 n/a 2,727
7,684 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Seattle WA 27.2568 n/a 776
7,686 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Renton WA 27.7677 n/a 728
7,686 miles from location Seattle Vocational Institute Seattle WA 24.3891 n/a 271
7,468 miles from location Alpine College Spokane WA 34.3386 n/a 170
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians + 2,650 $39,840 3.9%
 

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