By Jenny Nguyen, CPT | Updated: Feb 8, 2022

San Diego Phlebotomy Classes & Courses

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San Diego, CA

The coastal city of San Diego is California's second-largest city and the eighth-most populous in the USA. As such an enormous urban center, there is plenty of employment opportunity to begin your career in phlebotomy or to relocate for work.

In this article, we present you with your best options for training and getting hired as a phlebotomist in San Diego.

Phlebotomy Training Programs in San Diego

Exploring your options to study phlebotomy in San Diego? Here are your choices:

Goodwill Industries of San Diego County

Location: San Diego, CA 92110

San Diego Continuing Education, Employee Training Institute

Location: San Diego, CA 92113

San Diego Mesa College

Location: San Diego, CA 92111

San Diego State University

Location: San Diego, CA 92182

San Diego Phlebotomy Jobs by the Numbers

2019 estimates put San Diego's population at 1.42 million people. When including the Urban Statistical Area, that population is 3.17 million, while the Greater Metropolitan Area population is 3.38 million.

A recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report stated that 1,260 phlebotomists were operating in San Diego at the time. California's statewide total was 12,590. That means around 10% of the state's phlebotomists were in San Diego between 2019-2021.

National demand for professional phlebotomists should grow 17% between 2019 and 2029. In comparison, the demand for all jobs across industries is expected to grow an average of 7%.

Phlebotomy Careers and Employers in San Diego

Phlebotomists in San Diego will see several organizations offer employment. They are generally in primary health, specialty clinics, blood banks, research, and more. Common employers include:

Phlebotomist Salaries in San Diego

Wondering how much a phlebotomist can earn in San Diego? Check out these annual and yearly averages:

AreaBLS Annual Hourly
San Diego$47,230.00$18.50/hr$19.16/hr$18.03/hr

Other Phlebotomy Schools Nearby

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

Chula Vista

Southwestern College

Location: Chula Vista, CA 91910


MiraCosta College

Location: Oceanside, CA 92056

San Marcos


Vista Adult School

Location: Vista, CA 92081

Vista Community Clinic

Location: Vista, CA 92081