Anchorage Phlebotomy Classes & Courses
Anchorage is Alaska's most populous city. That means most of the phlebotomy job opportunities in the state are in the city and the wider Anchorage metropolitan area.
The following sections highlight some of the best phlebotomy training programs and employment opportunities in Anchorage. It also includes job demand in the area and expected salaries you might find when looking for this type of work.
Here are the main institutes in Anchorage offering phlebotomy training and education:
The city of Anchorage has an estimated population of 288,000 based on 2019 figures. However, the wider metropolitan area, which includes the Matanuska-Susitna borough brings this total up to just over 396,000 people. This makes it the most populous area in the state of Alaska.
There were 130 people working in phlebotomy in 2018 throughout the wider Anchorage Metropolitan area, with a total estimated 240 across the state. By 2028, Alaska's labor stats expect there will be 140 such professionals, meaning an average increase of 7.7%. According to BLS, national average demand will increase by 17.7% between 2019 and 2029. Demand for phlebotomists in Alaska will be less than half the national average.
The most common employers in Anchorage include hospitals and clinics, diagnostics manufacturers, researchers, private health provision, blood services, and nursing agencies. Many phlebotomists find work at the following organizations:
- Providence Health & Services
- Community Health Systems
- Peace Health
- Blood Bank of Alaska
- IO Management Company
- Premise Health
- Quest Diagnostics
Average salaries in Anchorage, AK, are as reported through the following sources:
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