Microbiologist I Salary in the United States

How much does a Microbiologist I make in the United States? The average Microbiologist I salary in the United States is $46,562 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $41,386 and $53,018. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Microbiologist I identifies, isolates and studies micro-organisms, bacteria and their byproducts. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Being a Microbiologist I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Microbiologist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Microbiologist I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Microbiologist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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