Microbiology Technologist Salary

For Microbiology Technologists, hourly average wages total $16.68 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The majority of Microbiology Technologists (65 percent) who took the survey are female.

$29,025 - $61,762
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$29K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $39,082
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$12.07 - $26.04
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,025 - $61,762  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,993  
Total Pay (?
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$26,649 - $58,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.07 - $26.04  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $37.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,993  
   
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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$26,649 - $58,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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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

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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