Microbiologist III Salary in the United States

How much does a Microbiologist III make in the United States? The average Microbiologist III salary in the United States is $69,293 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $61,238 and $81,040. 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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Microbiologist III identifies, isolates and studies micro-organisms, bacteria and their byproducts. May require an advanced degree. Being a Microbiologist III typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Microbiologist III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Microbiologist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Microbiologist III

    4 - 7 years experience

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    Microbiologist IV

    7 + years experience

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