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Microbiologist Salary

$82,367 (USD)

Average Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly

$1,944

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Microbiologist is $82,367 a year and $40 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Microbiologist is between $58,236 and $102,061. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Microbiologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Researches and studies the growth and characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, algae, fungi, or other micro-organisms.
  • Evaluates relationships between organisms and disease or the effects of antibiotics on micro-organisms; studies micro-organisms related to environmental, agricultural, virology, or immunology.
  • Specializes in and studies the growth, structure, development, and general characteristics of bacteria and other micro-organisms.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Microbiologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Microbiologists

Job family population: 20,030

Estimated population of Microbiologist jobs: 18,410

Rate of error: 6.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$95,486
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Microbiologist Job Listings for United States

Microbiologist
Nov 20
Chesterfield, MO, USA
Randstad Corporate Services
Bachelor's in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology * 2+ years of post graduate work experience. * Pathology exp. * Cultures * Experience with microbiology techniques ...
Microbiologist
Nov 12
St Louis, MO, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Microbiologist Saint Louis, MO Pay Rate: $23-24/hour Microbiologist will support studies from various projects within company by analyzing different microbial species. Microbiologist Responsibilities
Microbiologist
Nov 20
Indianapolis, IN, USA
BCforward
Incumbent is responsible for coordinating and performing the full range of microbiological examinations and analyses including culture, biochemical tests, EIA, serotyping, PCR, PFGE, and WGS of ...
Microbiologist
Nov 12
Santa Maria, CA, USA
Excel Personnel Services
We are currently hiring for a Microbiologist position in the Santa Maria area. This position is full-time and temp-to-hire. The payrate for this position is DOE. If you are interested and qualified ...
Microbiologist
Nov 11
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Front Range Staffing
Front Range Staffing is seeking an experienced Microbiologist with 2+ years experience working in a microbiological and/or chemistry laboratory using aseptic techniques and microbiological test ...

The average pay for a Microbiologist is $82,367 a year and $40 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Microbiologist is between $58,236 and $102,061. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Microbiologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Bachelor's in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology * 2+ years of post graduate work experience. * Pathology exp. * Cultures * Experience with microbiology techniques ...
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Nov 12
St Louis, MO, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Microbiologist Saint Louis, MO Pay Rate: $23-24/hour Microbiologist will support studies from various projects within company by analyzing different microbial species. Microbiologist Responsibilities
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