Quick Degree Finder
CollegeAtHome.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.
Phlebotomy in Illinois

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad Cliff Notes Ad Open Course

There are schools offering phlebotomy certifications in Illinois!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!

Schools Offering Phlebotomy Programs in Illinois

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Illinois receive phlebotomy certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 568 phlebotomists graduate from Illinois' 21 phlebotomy schools.

Top Schools

The College of Office Technology, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a phlebotomy program. It is located in Chicago. 33 students graduated with a certificate in phlebotomy from The College of Office Technology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Illinois that has a phlebotomy program is Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Bridgeview. In 2010, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus graduated 9 students from its phlebotomy program. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus charged in-state students $20,900 in tuition fees per year.

Illinois Valley Community College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a phlebotomy program. It is located in Oglesby. In 2010, Illinois Valley Community College graduated 32 students from its phlebotomy programs. Illinois Valley Community College charged in-state students $2,434 in tuition fees per year.


Phlebotomy schools in Illinois, charge students an average tuition of $4,437 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $20,980 per year, or as little as $2,194 per year. In 2010, the phlebotomy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Northwestern College - located in Chicago, students are charged $20,980 per year
  2. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus - located in Bridgeview, students are charged $20,900 per year
  3. South Suburban College - located in South Holland, students are charged $3,473 per year

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

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year
  3. Illinois Valley Community College - located in Oglesby, students are charged $2,434 per year

A phlebotomy certificate from an Illinois school... what next?

Most people who graduate from phlebotomy school in Illinois go on to work as a phlebotomist. 5,280 phlebotomists were working in Illinois in 2010. In Illinois, the largest numbers of phlebotomists work in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 3,120 phlebotomists
  2. Lake County - 340 phlebotomists
  3. Marshall County - 240 phlebotomists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of phlebotomists in Illinois will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,240 phlebotomists working in Illinois.


A phlebotomist in Illinois makes an average of $40,700 per year. However, this number is only an average. phlebotomists in Illinois had varying salaries from $18,930 to $65,430 per year in 2010. The following counties in Illinois have the highest average salaries for phlebotomists:

  1. Bureau County - $44,060 per year
  2. Boone County - $43,600 per year
  3. Cook County - $42,480 per year

On average, phlebotomists earns the least in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Clark County - $33,750 per year
  2. Edwards County - $34,090 per year
  3. Champaign County - $35,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in phlebotomy in Illinois 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 Illinois

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools

Curious what studying Phlebotomy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Illinois

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 5,280 $40,700 -21.9%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are phlebotomy related jobs in Illinois