Baton Rouge Phlebotomy Classes & Courses
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.
Looking at training and education in Baton Rouge? Here are your best phlebotomy options:
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%.
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:
- Baton Rouge General
- Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
- Louisiana State University
- BioLife Plasma Services
- Ochsner Health System
Looking at salary data for professional phlebotomists in Baton Rouge? The information below comes from job listings and self-reporting:
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