UMA Programs / Clearwater Campus

Career Outlook

Employment in the Phlebotomy field is projected to grow 23% (much faster than average) from 2018 to 2028. This field is projected to add 29,500 new jobs through 2028.1

The reasons for this job growth are1:

  • Continual need for blood work at hospitals, laboratories, and other healthcare facilities
  • Bloodwork being necessary for analysis and diagnosis
  • Health emergencies and natural disasters creating times of high need for blood donation and phlebotomists
Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork.The Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20191