Public Health Microbiologist Salary (United States)

A Public Health Microbiologist earns an average salary of $49,184 per year.
Public Health Microbiologist Total Pay (?
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$30,088 - $78,470
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$30,088 - $78,470  
   
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$150.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,155 - $80,080  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Public Health Microbiologist

  • Plan and direct studies to investigate microorganisms that cause disease.
  • Identify and analyze public health issues related to food borne parasitic diseases and their impact on public policies or scientific studies or surveys.
  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Plan, administer and evaluate health safety standards and programs to improve public health, conferring with health department, industry personnel, physicians and others.

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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%
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