By Marcella Sanchez, CPT | Updated: Feb 9, 2022

New Orleans Phlebotomy Classes & Courses

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New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, and one of many along the Mississippi River. While it is not the state capital, it is a major population hub due to tourism. Therefore, as a student or a qualified phlebotomist, you will find plenty of work.

This article presents all your options for either studying or working as a phlebotomist in the city of New Orleans.

Phlebotomy Training Programs in New Orleans

Currently researching your options to study phlebotomy in New Orleans? The following school offers phlebotomy training programs:

Delgado Community College

Location: New Orleans, LA 70119

New Orleans Phlebotomy Jobs by the Numbers

According to a 2019 analysis, New Orleans' population was just over 390,000. Including the greater Metropolitan Area, the combined population was over 1.2 million.

Covering such a vast area and with its place as a major port, New Orleans is a great place to pursue a career in phlebotomy. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in 2019 that 580 phlebotomists were employed in the city, while 2,390 operated across the state.

The same BLS data reported that this career pathway can expect a 17.7% demand increase between 2019 and 2029. The combined demand for all jobs through the same time period was projected at 7%. This makes phlebotomy a great option for those looking to break into the healthcare arena.

Phlebotomy Careers and Employers in New Orleans

There are many places a phlebotomist might find work in New Orleans, from hospitals and labs to blood banks. Here is a list of the top employers in and around the city:

Phlebotomist Salaries in New Orleans

Employment websites have recorded the following salary details for phlebotomists in New Orleans, to include a mix of self-reported information and industry data:

AreaBLS Annual Hourly
New Orleans$31,750.00$16.93/hr$15.17/hr$15.16/hr

Other Phlebotomy Schools Nearby

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


Nunez Community College

Location: Chalmette, LA 70043


Healthcare Training Institute

Location: Kenner, LA 70062