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The demand is so high for most allied health careers that all phlebotomy schools in Florida are doing whatever they can to help fill this record demand. See more details below about the tremendous growth and how to get started in your phlebotomy training.

Becoming a phlebotomist in Florida

There are no state-specific guidelines for becoming a phlebotomy technician in Florida. Certification is not necessary for employment, but is highly encouraged by the region’s employers.

What are the steps for getting your certification as a phlebotomist in Florida?

The exact process for becoming a phlebotomy technician in FL is listed below in the following steps.

Step 1 – Finish high school or earn your G.E.D.

No matter which job you choose to pursue, receiving a high school diploma should be considered the first step. With opportunities in the medical industry, this is especially true.

Step 2 – Do you need to get certified as a phlebotomist in Florida?

As was mentioned above, there is not a state mandate for phlebotomy technicians to become certified in Florida. Not surprisingly, there are many more advantages than disadvantages to holding a certification.

Recommended Phlebotomy Schools in Florida

Step 3 – Complete a phlebotomist training program approved by the state of Florida

Below is the list of the approved phlebotomy training classes in Florida.

Phlebotomist training in Florida

Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College 18180 SW 122nd Ave Miami FL 33177-2407 305-253-9920 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay 19151 South Dixie Hwy # 205 Cutler Bay FL 33157 305-273-4499 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

South Dade Technical College-South Dade Skills Center Campus 28300 S.W. 152nd Avenue Leisure City FL 33033-1412 305-247-7839 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Ultimate Medical Academy-Clearwater 1255 Cleveland St Clearwater FL 33755-4933 727-298-8685 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Eastern Florida State College 1519 Clearlake Rd Cocoa FL 32922 321-632-1111 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

South Florida State College 600 W College Dr Avon Park FL 33825-9356 863-453-6661 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

D A Dorsey Technical College 7100 N. W. 17th Avenue Miami FL 33147-6304 305-693-2490-2116 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Technical Education Center-Osceola 501 Simpson Rd Kissimmee FL 34744 407-344-5080 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

School District of Indian River County-Technical Center for Career and Adult Education 1426 19th Street Vero Beach FL 32960-3527 772-564-4970 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Fred D. Learey Technical College ACSC 5410 N 20th St Tampa FL 33610 813-231-1840 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Jose Maria Vargas University 10131 Pines Boulevard Pembroke Pines FL 33026 954-322-4460-106 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Indian River State College 3209 Virginia Ave Fort Pierce FL 34981-5596 772-462-4772 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Lindsey Hopkins Technical College 750 NW 20 Street Miami FL 33127 305-324-6070-7006 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Florida Gateway College Highway 90 East Lake City FL 32025-2007 386-752-1822 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Manatee Technical College 6305 State Rd 70 East Bradenton FL 34203 941-751-7900 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Lake Technical College 2001 Kurt Street Eustis FL 32726 352-589-2250-1800 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Daytona State College 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach FL 32114 386-506-3000 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College 5780 NW 158th St Miami Lakes FL 33014 305-557-1100-2231 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Traviss Technical College 3225 Winter Lake Rd Lakeland FL 33803 863-499-2700 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Sheridan Technical College 5400 Sheridan St Hollywood FL 33021 754-321-5400 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Santa Fe College 3000 Northwest 83rd Street Gainesville FL 32606-6210 352-395-5000 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Yechanlaz Instituto Vocacional 6617 SW 8th Street Miami FL 33144-4817 305-264-4972 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Florida Panhandle Technical College 757 Hoyt Street Chipley FL 32428-1618 850-638-1180 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Erwin Technical College 2010 E. Hillsborough Avenue Tampa FL 33610-8299 813-769-5180 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Rasmussen College-Florida 4755 Southwest 46th Court Ocala FL 34474-6226 352-629-1941 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Pensacola State College 1000 College Blvd Pensacola FL 32504-8998 850-484-1000 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Fort Myers Technical College 3800 Michigan Ave Fort Myers FL 33916-2204 239-334-4544-325 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Saint Johns River State College 5001 Saint Johns Ave Palatka FL 32177 386-312-4200 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Seminole State College of Florida 100 Weldon Blvd Sanford FL 32773-6199 407-708-4722 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Miami Dade College 300 NE 2nd Avenue Miami FL 33132-2204 305-237-8888 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Marion Technical College 1014 SW 7th Rd Ocala FL 34471-3172 352-671-7200 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

River Oak Technical College 415 SW Pinewood Dr Live Oak FL 32064 386-647-4200 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Lorenzo Walker Technical College 3702 Estey Avenue Naples FL 34104-4405 239-377-0900 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

ATA Career Education 7351 Spring Hill Drive, Suite 11 Spring Hill FL 34606 352-684-3007 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Pasco-Hernando State College 10230 Ridge Road New Port Richey FL 34654-5199 727-847-2727 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

William T McFatter Technical College 6500 Nova Drive Davie FL 33317 754-321-5700 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater 6100 154th Avenue North Clearwater FL 33760-2140 727-538-7167-2006 Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist

How to compare phlebotomy training programs

It is very important to check out several factors when deciding on where to register for classes. You should consider the most critical factors to you when comparing classes to see which one is best for you.

Step 4 – Pass the Florida phlebotomy certification exam

In Florida, you will be legally required to pass one of the nationally-recognized exams for phlebotomist certification. The assessments are made up of sections on every major area of knowledge you would’ve been exposed to in your course.

The most-popular major national certification exams administered in Florida are shown here.

Phlebotomy salary and jobs in Florida

Demand for phlebotomists is at historic levels in not only Florida, but across the entire U.S. Through the year 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a 32% increase in new opportunities for phlebotomists in Florida. To review pay information for Florida by county and metropolitan area, please check out the table just below.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$11.22$15.72$22.52
Yearly$23,330$32,710$46,850
FloridaHourly$10.67$14.14$18.71
Yearly$22,180$29,400$38,920
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSAHourly$11.94$15.65$18.99
Yearly$24,840$32,560$39,500
Northeast Florida BOSHourly$10.78$15.43$18.28
Yearly$22,420$32,100$38,030
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL MSAHourly$11.99$14.53$18.78
Yearly$24,940$30,220$39,060
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan DivisionHourly$10.63$14.43$21.24
Yearly$22,120$30,010$44,170
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL MSAHourly$12.22$14.42$18.83
Yearly$25,410$29,990$39,160
Ocala, FL MSAHourly$11.82$14.38$18.47
Yearly$24,590$29,920$38,420
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSAHourly$10.74$14.33$19.16
Yearly$22,330$29,800$39,850
Jacksonville, FL MSAHourly$10.63$14.30$18.92
Yearly$22,110$29,750$39,350
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSAHourly$10.61$14.18$18.96
Yearly$22,060$29,500$39,430
South Florida BOSHourly$11.81$14.14$18.82
Yearly$24,560$29,410$39,150
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSAHourly$11.86$14.13$19.33
Yearly$24,680$29,390$40,200
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSAHourly$12.24$14.07$17.88
Yearly$25,470$29,260$37,180
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSAHourly$12.20$14.06$18.16
Yearly$25,370$29,250$37,770
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan DivisionHourly$10.40$13.97$18.21
Yearly$21,620$29,050$37,880
Tallahassee, FL MSAHourly$12.09$13.95$17.63
Yearly$25,140$29,020$36,680
Naples-Marco Island, FL MSAHourly$10.67$13.58$17.58
Yearly$22,200$28,250$36,570
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSAHourly$10.37$13.57$18.00
Yearly$21,560$28,230$37,430
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan DivisionHourly$10.07$13.44$18.05
Yearly$20,950$27,950$37,550
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MSAHourly$9.71$12.94$18.03
Yearly$20,200$26,920$37,490
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSAHourly$10.17$12.32$15.24
Yearly$21,150$25,640$31,710
Port St. Lucie, FL MSAHourly$10.04$12.19$16.97
Yearly$20,880$25,360$35,290
Gainesville, FL MSAHourly$9.87$11.87$15.82
Yearly$20,530$24,690$32,900