Chattanooga Phlebotomy Classes & Courses
Chattanooga is Tennessee's fourth most populous city, the county seat of Hamilton County. Being in such a prominent place in the state, phlebotomists find it a great place to live and work.
The following contains information to help you get started in your phlebotomy career. Whether you're seeking education or employment opportunities in Chattanooga, start here.
Phlebotomy Training Programs in Chattanooga
Chattanooga residents currently seeking education opportunities for phlebotomy in the city have the following choices:
Chattanooga State Community College
Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga, TN 37403
Chattanooga Phlebotomy Jobs by the Numbers
The 2020 US census listed Chattanooga’s population as 181,099. The wider Metropolitan Area population was listed as 562,647. Interestingly, this is one of a few Metropolitan Areas in the US that straddle two states.
The 2020 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report listed 160 phlebotomists in the Chattanooga Metro Area. Demand projected from this report was 22% nationally, three times the average of all jobs for 2020-2030, while the state projected demand was over double this at 49%.
Phlebotomy Careers and Employers in Chattanooga
A number of relevant organizations that need phlebotomists operate in Chattanooga. They include frontline health, clinics, and doctor's offices, fertility care, post-op rehabilitation, addiction treatment, research and academia, and more, including:
- Parkridge Medical Center
- Octapharma Plasma Inc
- Quest Diagnostics
- CHI Memorial Chattanooga
- Erlanger Health System
Phlebotomist Salaries in Chattanooga
Chattanooga phlebotomists’ pay data is listed below. Collection variables, processing, sample number, and sources vary so always check individual job listings:
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