UMA Programs / Clearwater Campus

Career Outlook

The Phlebotomy field is projected to grow 25% through 2026, adding about 30,100 new jobs. This growth is much faster than the rate for all occupations.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, 20171