By Marcella Sanchez, CPT | Updated: Feb 8, 2022

Columbia Phlebotomy Classes & Courses

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Columbia, SC

Columbia is South Carolina's capital and its second-largest city. As such a great state hub, it's an ideal place for phlebotomists to resume their career or begin training, with many options to explore both.

In this article, we highlight the choices you currently have to become a phlebotomist as well as employment opportunities for those already qualified.

Columbia Phlebotomy Jobs by the Numbers

According to a 2019 report, Columbia's population is roughly 131,674 while the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area population lands at 832,666 residents.

Every two years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes a report covering the state of every industry operating in the country. By the most recent report (June 2021), 430 phlebotomists were operating in Columbia. Statewide, nearly 2,130 phlebotomists were working across South Carolina.

Between 2019 and 2029, demand for phlebotomy is expected to increase by 17%. That's much faster than the average of all jobs in the same decade, which is expected to increase 7%.

Phlebotomy Careers and Employers in Columbia

Columbia-based phlebotomists will find many organizations that offer employment and career pathways, some of which are listed below. They represent blood and plasma services, specialty clinics, primary health, and more:

Phlebotomist Salaries in Columbia

The table below outlines current phlebotomist salary figures for the Columbia area:

AreaBLS Annual Hourly

Other Phlebotomy Schools Nearby

Do you live outside the city of Columbia? Search phlebotomy training programs in cities near you in Columbia. Check out our listings below to find traditional, online, or hybrid classes near you.


Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

Location: Orangeburg, SC 29118


West Columbia

Midlands Technical College

Location: West Columbia, SC 29170