Microbiology Technologist Salary (United States)

A Microbiology Technologist earns an average wage of $15.55 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Microbiology Technologist Total Pay (?
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$25,253 - $61,534
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,524
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Microbiology Technologist Total Pay (?
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$11.94 - $24.08
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,253 - $61,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,048  
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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$25,685 - $55,291  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $24.08  
   
Overtime
$8.19 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,048  
   
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).
)
$25,685 - $55,291  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Job Description for Microbiology Technologist
  • 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 35%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 21%
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