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Microbiologist Salaries

1,317 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$43,860 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,606
Range$479 - $5,182

How much does a Microbiologist make?

The national average salary for a Microbiologist is $43,860 in United States. Filter by location to see Microbiologist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Microbiologist employees.

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Microbiologist - Hourly

Mérieux NutriSciences

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $19

49 salaries

$16/hr
$13$19

Microbiologist - Hourly

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $20

28 salaries

$16/hr
$15$20

Microbiologist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$77,242/yr

Range: $60K - $107K

20 salaries

$77,242/yr
$60K$107K

Microbiologist

EMSL Analytical

$67,698/yr

Range: $51K - $78K

16 salaries

$67,698/yr
$51K$78K

Microbiologist - Hourly

Eurofins Scientific

$19/hr

Range: $16 - $24

15 salaries

$19/hr
$16$24

Microbiologist

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

$97,626/yr

Range: $48K - $1,011K

15 salaries

$97,626/yr
$48K$1,011K

Microbiologist - Hourly

ATL

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $17

14 salaries

$15/hr
$14$17

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Microbiologist

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

$35,857/yr

Range: $30K - $47K

14 salaries

$35,857/yr
$30K$47K

Microbiologist

Eurofins Scientific

$59,331/yr

Range: $39K - $64K

12 salaries

$59,331/yr
$39K$64K

Microbiologist - Hourly

Deibel Laboratories

$17/hr

Range: $16 - $19

10 salaries

$17/hr
$16$19

Microbiologist

Mérieux NutriSciences

$35,326/yr

Range: $32K - $47K

8 salaries

$35,326/yr
$32K$47K

Microbiologist - Hourly

DonLevy Laboratories

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $23

8 salaries

$16/hr
$15$23

Microbiologist

Nestlé USA

$74,364/yr

Range: $57K - $81K

7 salaries

$74,364/yr
$57K$81K

Microbiologist

Catalent Pharma

$56,154/yr

Range: $44K - $70K

7 salaries

$56,154/yr
$44K$70K

Microbiologist

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories

$57,087/yr

Range: $55K - $63K

7 salaries

$57,087/yr
$55K$63K

Microbiologist - Hourly

Food Safety Net Services

$19/hr

Range: $14 - $20

7 salaries

$19/hr
$14$20

Microbiologist - Hourly

Tyson Foods

$22/hr

Range: $18 - $27

6 salaries

$22/hr
$18$27

Microbiologist

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

$61,500/yr

Range: $51K - $79K

6 salaries

$61,500/yr
$51K$79K

Microbiologist - Hourly

Pace Analytical

$19/hr

Range: $19 - $24

6 salaries

$19/hr
$19$24

Microbiologist

Gibraltar Laboratories

$45,552/yr

Range: $40K - $60K

6 salaries

$45,552/yr
$40K$60K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,000
per year
A Microbiologist in the Napa, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Napa, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Microbiologist in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A QC Microbiologist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50,875
per year
A Quality Control Microbiologist in the Pittsfield, MA Area area reported making $50,875 per year
Job Highlights
Pittsfield, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A QC Microbiologist in the Syracuse, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Syracuse, NY Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Microbiology Technologist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private