A Public Health Microbiologist earns an average salary of $48,873 per year.
Public Health Microbiologist Total Pay (?
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$30,832 - $76,239
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$30,832 - $76,239  
   
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$0.00 - $9,696  
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$29,347 - $76,600  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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