Microbiologist Salaries

Updated 27 Nov 2022
$54,838 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,738 salaries

$36T

Low

$55T

Average

$84T

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$3,436Range$490 - $24,103

How much does a Microbiologist make? The national average salary for a Microbiologist is $54,838 in United States. Filter by location to see Microbiologist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,738 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Microbiologist employees.

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$54,838 /yr
Microbiologist
$72,580 /yr
Senior Microbiologist
$75,465 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Microbiologist?

Biotechnologist

$55,072

per year

Environmental Microbiologist

$63,797

per year

Microbiology

$90,399

per year

Pharmaceutical Microbiologist

$55,558

per year

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Mérieux NutriSciences
3.1

Mérieux NutriSciences

Microbiologist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group
2.5

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

Microbiologist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4.1

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Microbiologist

$83,694

 /yr
Range: $51T - $1L

$51T

$1L

$51,075 - $1,22,000 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Microbiologist - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $31

$19

$31

$19 - $31 Range

ATL
2.9

ATL

Microbiologist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $26

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
4.2

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Microbiologist

$1,10,001

 /yr
Range: $51T - $1L

$51T

$1L

$50,560 - $1,39,128 Range

Food Safety Net Services
2.0

Food Safety Net Services

Microbiologist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Microbiologist

$63,020

 /yr
Range: $50T - $70T

$50T

$70T

$49,620 - $69,919 Range

Matrix Sciences
2.4

Matrix Sciences

Microbiologist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Deibel Laboratories
2.6

Deibel Laboratories

Microbiologist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

DonLevy Laboratories
2.2

DonLevy Laboratories

Microbiologist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $27

$17

$27

$17 - $27 Range

EMSL Analytical
2.6

EMSL Analytical

Microbiologist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

SGS
3.4

SGS

Microbiologist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $39

$16

$39

$16 - $39 Range

Washington Department of Health
4.2

Washington Department of Health

Microbiologist

$50,489

 /yr
Range: $45T - $82T

$45T

$82T

$45,000 - $82,078 Range

Boston Analytical
3.2

Boston Analytical

Microbiologist

$57,640

 /yr
Range: $45T - $73T

$45T

$73T

$44,679 - $73,266 Range

Gibraltar Laboratories
2.1

Gibraltar Laboratories

Microbiologist

$48,602

 /yr
Range: $45T - $68T

$45T

$68T

$45,100 - $68,259 Range

U.S. Department of Agriculture
3.9

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Microbiologist

$83,333

 /yr
Range: $57T - $1L

$57T

$1L

$56,831 - $1,11,050 Range

Tyson Foods
3.5

Tyson Foods

Microbiologist - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $20 - $31

$20

$31

$20 - $31 Range

Labcorp
3.7

Labcorp

Microbiologist - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $17 - $57

$17

$57

$17 - $57 Range

Pace Analytical
2.9

Pace Analytical

Microbiologist - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $26

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

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$10

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8 days ago by a Microbiology Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$53,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr

9 days ago by a QC Microbiologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$40,000

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10 days ago by a Microbiologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$17

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$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Microbiology Technician with less than one year of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Microbiologist with less than one year of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Microbiology Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$53,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,500/yr

12 days ago by a Microbiologist Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Microbiologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Microbiologist salaries

The national average salary for a Microbiologist is $54,838 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Microbiologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1738 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Microbiologist employees.

The highest salary for a Microbiologist in United States is $83,669 per year.

The lowest salary for a Microbiologist in United States is $35,942 per year.