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Phlebotomists (31-9097)

Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 130 140 7.69 5 9 15
United States 128300 157800 0.0 5300 9800 18100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 17.92 12.83 14.72 17.46 20.26 24.40
Alaska 20.80 16.23 17.48 19.56 23.60 27.77
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.34 15.95 17.11 18.95 22.77 27.82
Balance of State 21.34 16.87 18.65 21.38 24.03 25.86

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.