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Public Health Microbiologist Salary
in Delaware, United States

$66,911 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,505

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Health Microbiologist is $66,911 a year and $32 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Public Health Microbiologist is between $48,262 and $82,365. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 2023:
$77,569
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Public Health Microbiologist Job Listings for Delaware, United States

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