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Public Health Microbiologist Salary
in Maryland, United States

$68,100 (USD)

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The average pay for a Public Health Microbiologist is $68,100 a year and $33 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Public Health Microbiologist is between $49,119 and $83,828. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, 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 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Public Health Microbiologist Job Listings for Maryland, United States

CDL Driver
Nov 15
Baltimore, United States
In 1986 it was a simple concept that microbiology teamed with innovation and clinical contribution ... Today Daniels Health, led by our founding visionary Dan Daniels, is working across healthcare ...
Global Marketing Manager
Nov 16
Baltimore, MD, USA
Medical Device Company
... to microbiology Informatics with an understanding of the implications on customer needs. This ... public health, hospital, lean and other appropriate areas related to platform usage and adoption ...