How much does a Microbiology Technician make?

Updated Aug 1, 2021

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$37,665 /yr
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362 salaries

$28K

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$38K

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$50K

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The national average salary for Microbiology Technician is $37,665 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Microbiology Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Microbiology Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Microbiologist$51,486 /yr
L3
Senior Microbiologist$68,482 /yr
L4
Microbiologist IV$53,212 /yr
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Mérieux NutriSciences
3.1

Mérieux NutriSciences

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19
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$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Food Safety Net Services
2.3

Food Safety Net Services

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Microbiology Technician

$45,955

 /yr
Range: $42K - $62K

$42K

$62K

$41,777 - $61,621 Range

Certified Laboratories
3.8

Certified Laboratories

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Matrix Sciences
2.7

Matrix Sciences

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Nestlé USA
4.1

Nestlé USA

Microbiology Technician

$42,343

 /yr
Range: $41K - $46K

$41K

$46K

$40,618 - $45,942 Range

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Deibel Laboratories
2.8

Deibel Laboratories

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Nestlé
4.1

Nestlé

Microbiology Technician

$41,361

 /yr
Range: $34K - $44K

$34K

$44K

$33,600 - $44,061 Range

Microconsult
3.1

Microconsult

Microbiology Technician

$38,776

 /yr
Range: $29K - $40K

$29K

$40K

$29,170 - $40,389 Range

Clinical Pathology Laboratories
2.9

Clinical Pathology Laboratories

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group
2.7

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Bausch + Lomb
3.6

Bausch + Lomb

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

NSF International
2.9

NSF International

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Michelson Laboratories
1.9

Michelson Laboratories

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Mérieux NutriSciences
3.1

Mérieux NutriSciences

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $14

$14

$14

$14 - $14 Range

BioScreen Testing Services
2.6

BioScreen Testing Services

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $16

$13

$16

$13 - $16 Range

Analytical Food Laboratories
2.3

Analytical Food Laboratories

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Murray-Brown Laboratories

Murray-Brown Laboratories

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Labcorp
3.3

Labcorp

Microbiology Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $14

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

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The national average salary for a Microbiology Technician is $37,665 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Microbiology Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Microbiology Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Microbiology Technician in United States is $50,282 per year.

The lowest salary for a Microbiology Technician in United States is $28,214 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$19
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Freelance
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A QC Microbiologist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$107,000
per year
A Research Microbiologist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $107,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government
$20
hourly
A Microbiologist in the Bozeman, MT Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Bozeman, MT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$63,000
per year
A Microbiologist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A QC Microbiologist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Microbiologist in the Syracuse, NY Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Syracuse, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$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
$17
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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