Microbiologist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Microbiologist is $40,800. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Microbiologist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $33,600 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $48,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Microbiologist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Microbiologist Salary

$32,640 - $48,960

Starting Yearly Microbiologist Salary

$26,880 - $40,320

Top Yearly Microbiologist Salary

$38,400 - $57,600

Monthly Microbiologist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Microbiologist Salary

$2,720 - $4,080

Starting Monthly Microbiologist Salary

$2,240 - $3,360

Top Monthly Microbiologist Salary

$3,200 - $4,800

Hourly Microbiologist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Microbiologist Salary

$15 - $22

Starting Hourly Microbiologist Salary

$12 - $18

Top Hourly Microbiologist Salary

$17 - $26


Microbiologist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Microbiologist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Microbiologist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Microbiologist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Microbiologist


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