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Microbiologist Salaries

1,064 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$50,469 / yr
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How much does a Microbiologist make?

The national average salary for a Microbiologist is $50,469 in United States. Filter by location to see Microbiologist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,064 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Microbiologist employees.

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Microbiologist - Hourly

Mérieux NutriSciences

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $21

62 salaries

$17/hr
$13$21

Microbiologist - Hourly

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

$17/hr

Range: $14 - $24

51 salaries

$17/hr
$14$24

Microbiologist - Hourly

Eurofins Scientific

$20/hr

Range: $17 - $32

34 salaries

$20/hr
$17$32

Microbiologist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$81,355/yr

Range: $53K - $110K

28 salaries

$81,355/yr
$53K$110K

Microbiologist

Aerotek

$57,326/yr

Range: $45K - $64K

24 salaries

$57,326/yr
$45K$64K

Microbiologist - Hourly

ATL

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $24

20 salaries

$16/hr
$14$24

Microbiologist

EMSL Analytical

$69,405/yr

Range: $38K - $81K

19 salaries

$69,405/yr
$38K$81K

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Microbiologist

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

$100,114/yr

Range: $41K - $1,042K

18 salaries

$100,114/yr
$41K$1,042K

Microbiologist - Hourly

Food Safety Net Services

$18/hr

Range: $14 - $22

15 salaries

$18/hr
$14$22

Microbiologist - Hourly

Deibel Laboratories

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $20

14 salaries

$18/hr
$16$20

Microbiologist - Hourly

DonLevy Laboratories

$16/hr

Range: $16 - $24

13 salaries

$16/hr
$16$24

Microbiologist

Gibraltar Laboratories

$44,001/yr

Range: $41K - $62K

12 salaries

$44,001/yr
$41K$62K

Microbiologist - Hourly

Pace Analytical

$21/hr

Range: $18 - $25

10 salaries

$21/hr
$18$25

Microbiologist - Hourly

Tyson Foods

$22/hr

Range: $18 - $28

9 salaries

$22/hr
$18$28

Microbiologist

Nestlé USA

$62,569/yr

Range: $52K - $84K

9 salaries

$62,569/yr
$52K$84K

Microbiologist - Hourly

SGS

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $36

9 salaries

$18/hr
$16$36

Microbiologist

US Forest Service

$80,917/yr

Range: $63K - $136K

9 salaries

$80,917/yr
$63K$136K

Microbiologist - Hourly

BlueTriton Brands

$25/hr

Range: $23 - $30

7 salaries

$25/hr
$23$30

Microbiologist

Catalent Pharma

$57,918/yr

Range: $46K - $72K

7 salaries

$57,918/yr
$46K$72K

Microbiologist

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories

$58,881/yr

Range: $56K - $65K

7 salaries

$58,881/yr
$56K$65K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent microbiologist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$62,500
per year
A Microbiologist in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $62,500 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$41,000
per year
A Microbiology Technician in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $41,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ogden, UT Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
A Registered Polysomnographic Technologist in the Oneonta, NY Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Oneonta, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Hospital
$40,000
per year
A Microbiologist in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$4,200
monthly
A Polysomnographic Technologist in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $4,200 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$23
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private