Phlebotomy in West Virginia

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Schools Offering Phlebotomy Programs in West Virginia


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of West Virginia receive phlebotomy certificates every year. Thus, West Virginia's 5 phlebotomy schools put out approximately 44 phlebotomists each year.

Top Schools

Putnam Career and Technical Center, which is located in Eleanor, is the top-ranked school in West Virginia that has a phlebotomy program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Putnam Career and Technical Center graduated 9 students from its phlebotomy program.

The second-ranked school in West Virginia that has a phlebotomy program is Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia. Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Fairmont.

The third-ranked school in West Virginia that has a phlebotomy program is Mercer County Technical Education Center. Mercer County Technical Education Center, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Princeton. In 2010, Mercer County Technical Education Center graduated 29 students from its phlebotomy programs. Students at Mercer County Technical Education Center paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of West Virginia's phlebotomy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,141 per year, though tuition can range from $7,200 per year to $3,504 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at West Virginia phlebotomy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mountain State University - located in Beckley, students are charged $7,200 per year
  2. Bridgemont Community and Technical College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $3,504 per year

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

  1. Bridgemont Community and Technical College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $3,504 per year
  2. Mountain State University - located in Beckley, students are charged $7,200 per year

A phlebotomy certificate from a West Virginia school... what next?

The highest percentage of phlebotomy graduates in West Virginia pursue careers as a phlebotomist. If you decide to work as a phlebotomist in West Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,170 West Virginia phlebotomists as of 2010. The West Virginia counties with the largest populations of phlebotomists are:

  1. Boone County - 230 phlebotomists
  2. Fayette County - 230 phlebotomists
  3. Monongalia County - 220 phlebotomists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of phlebotomists is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,080 phlebotomists working in the West Virginia then.

Salary

A phlebotomist in West Virginia makes an average of $35,830 per year. In 2010, however, some West Virginia phlebotomists earned as little as less than $16,480 per year or as much as more than $55,950 per year. On average a phlebotomist earns the most in the following West Virginia counties:

  1. Boyd County - $42,990 per year
  2. Monongalia County - $38,860 per year
  3. Washington County - $35,930 per year

On average, phlebotomists earns the least in the following West Virginia counties:

  1. Fayette County - $30,650 per year
  2. Boone County - $33,700 per year
  3. Belmont County - $35,290 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional West Virginia 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 West Virginia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,744 miles from location Mountain State University Beckley WV 6.59595 n/a 5,951
5,754 miles from location Bridgemont Community and Technical College Montgomery WV 13.9965 n/a 921
5,737 miles from location Mercer County Technical Education Center Princeton WV 28.0456 n/a 174
5,700 miles from location Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia Fairmont WV 30.086 n/a 103
5,788 miles from location Putnam Career and Technical Center Eleanor WV 36.3133 n/a 101
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians + 1,170 $35,830 41.0%
 

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