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Public Health Microbiologist Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$57,977 (USD)

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The average pay for a Public Health Microbiologist is $57,977 a year and $28 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Public Health Microbiologist is between $41,818 and $71,367. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Conducts experiments to detect presence of harmful or pathogenic bacteria in water, food supply, or general environment of community and to control or eliminate sources of possible pollution or contagion: makes periodic laboratory counts of bacteria in water supply.
  • Analyzes samples of sewage for harmful micro-organisms and for rate of sludge purification by aerobic bacteria.
  • Examines milk, shellfish, and other food items for micro-organisms constituting menace to public health.
  • Cooperates with hospitals and clinical laboratories in identifying micro-organisms taken from diseased persons to determine presence of bacteria causing contagious or epidemic diseases.
  • May inoculate members of community against contagious diseases.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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