Public Health Microbiologist Salary

A Public Health Microbiologist earns an average salary of $50,585 per year.

$30,000 - $79,000
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,585
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,000 - $79,000  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $2,457  
Total Pay (?
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$30,639 - $77,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 4%