Last updated: September 4, 2019

Phlebotomist Training in Arizona

Find classes and programs near you.

Quick Facts:

  • Number of programs: 32
  • Average graduation rate: 42%
  • Average hourly wage: $15
  • Projected job growth: 44% (much faster than average)
  • New jobs created annually, avg.: 240
Phlebotomy programs in Arizona

Arizona has one of the highest projected job growth rates for phlebotomists across the nation. Even California, which is often considered a very hot market for phlebotomists has “only” 29% growth rate.

At the same time, average graduation rate is around 40 percent, which is quite low.

These two facts, combined, create a vacuum of new jobs for phlebotomists that will need to be filled within the next years.

Description of Phlebotomy Classes in Arizona

Most of Arizona phlebotomy programs can be accomplished within 3 to 8 months. For example, shorter programs will include about 30 hours of lectures and 10 hours of externships or internships.

Common subjects include Patient Preparation, Collection Techniques, Specimen Processing, Safety and Compliance Instruction.

Requirements for Arizona Phlebotomy Classes

In Arizona, requirements for enrolment are not different than in other states. These include:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have high-school diploma or GED
  • be able to fully participate in classroom activities and perform clinical assignments

List of Arizona Phlebotomy Classes

Arizona residents are blessed to have an extensive choice of training programs in all major cities like Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Flagstaff and others:

You can also use the form below to find more schools, both online and ground:

Phlebotomy Certification and Licensure in Arizona

State License required: No

Certification required: Recommended

No state licensing is required from phlebotomists wishing to practice in Arizona, However, it’s could be a great idea to verify your credentials and skills through one of nationally-recognized agencies, like American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (APT).

Even despite current demand in phlebotomy professionals, we keep saying that certification is must if you want to score a better job right from the beginning.

Arizona Phlebotomist Wages

Annual salary and hourly wages for Arizona phlebotomists are lower than nation average, which corresponds to lower cost of living:

Percentile USA, annual Arizona, annual USA, hourly Arizona, hourly
10th percentile $25,020 $24,500 $12.03 $11.78
25th percentile $28,830 $27,150 $13.86 $13.06
50th percentile (median) $34,480 $31,500 $16.58 $15.14
75th percentile $40,500 $37,420 $19.47 $17.99
90th percentile $49,060 $43,080 $23.59 $20.71

A more detailed breakdown for major areas within the state:

Resources

Arizona Department of Health Services

Website: https://www.azdhs.gov/
Phone:(602) 542-1025 Fax: (602) 542-0883
Address:150 North 18th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85007