By Marcella Sanchez, CPT | Updated: Feb 14, 2022

Baton Rouge Phlebotomy Classes & Courses

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Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge is the capital city of Louisiana and part of the state's largest parish though it is not the largest city in the state. As the capital, it is a great base to begin your phlebotomy training or a new job.

In this article, you will see both your best education and career paths to phlebotomy in Baton Rouge.

Phlebotomy Training Programs in Baton Rouge

Looking at training and education in Baton Rouge? Here are your best phlebotomy options:

Baton Rouge Community College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Baton Rouge Phlebotomy Jobs by the Numbers

A census estimate carried out in 2019 put the population of Baton Rouge at around 220,000, down from 229,000 in the 2010 census. That population increases to 830,480 when including the Metropolitan Area.

Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent biennial report (released June 2021) contained no information on the number of phlebotomists in Baton Rouge. However, they did conclude that the state's total number of phlebotomists was 2,390.

Also in that report, BLS found demand for phlebotomy would increase 17% between 2019 and 2029. All jobs average over the same period will grow by 7%.

Phlebotomy Careers and Employers in Baton Rouge

Phlebotomists looking for employment in Baton Rouge will find the following names come up most often. They operate in many areas, including manufacturing and supply, blood, frontline health, diagnostics, and rehab:

Phlebotomist Salaries in Baton Rouge

Looking at salary data for professional phlebotomists in Baton Rouge? The information below comes from job listings and self-reporting:

AreaBLS Annual Hourly
Baton Rouge-$15.94/hr$17.45/hr$14.83/hr

Other Phlebotomy Schools Nearby

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