• I make about $6,500 donating plasma over 100 times a year, but I don't do it for the money

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    You can donate plasma more often than blood. Pavel Peskov / EyeEm / Getty Images
    Patrick Herdener donates plasma twice a week, every week and makes between $50-$70 per donation.
    That means he typically donates plasma 104 times a year and makes about $6,500 before taxes.
    Herdener said he started donating for money but the spirit of being helpful motivates him now.
    This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Patrick Herdener, who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and donates plasma twice a week. He receives between $50-$70 per donation, which Insider verified with documentation. The...
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