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Microbiology Technologist Salary (United States)

A Microbiology Technologist earns an average wage of $16.05 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Microbiology Technologist Salary (?
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$25,532 - $60,820
(Median)
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49K
61K
MEDIAN: $37,087
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Microbiology Technologist Salary (?
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$12.06 - $22.37
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,532 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,056  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,273 - $54,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $22.37  
   
Overtime
$8.33 - $30.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,056  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,273 - $54,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Microbiology Technologist

Microbiology technologists are responsible for conducting microbiology tasks with a variety of technology equipment and techniques. They are in charge of using different biology approaches to conduct laboratory testing activities. Their main duties include implementing operating procedures and following strict safety procedures to avoid incidents.
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Microbiology Technologist Tasks
  • Test, calibrate and clean equipment and machinery.
  • Perform tests according to standards and document results.
  • Prepare specimens and materials, including cleaning the workspace.
  • Record, check and analyze data to create reports and communicate quality.

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Experience Affects Microbiology Technologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%