1. This Job:

    Microbiologist I

  2. Up a level:

    Microbiologist II

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How much does a Microbiologist I make in United States? The median annual Microbiologist I salary in United States is $45,609, as of June 29, 2018, with a range usually between $40,538–$51,938, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. How much should you make?

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Job Description

Identifies, isolates and studies micro-organisms, bacteria and their byproducts. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires

Alternate Job Titles:

  • Microbiologist I
  • Bacteriologist I
  • Entry Level Microbiologist

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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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