What is the average salary for a Microbiologist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Microbiologist is $75,230. Salaries start from $38,820 and go up to $121,060. Please note that the average salary for a Microbiologist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Microbiologists in United States earn:

$121,060
Senior

The top 25% of Microbiologists in United States earn:

$94,970
Experienced

The middle 50% of Microbiologists in United States earn:

$67,840
Junior

The bottom 25% of Microbiologists in United States earn:

$49,490
Starting

The bottom 10% of Microbiologists in United States earn:

$38,820

Historical salary

Microbiologist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Microbiologist Salary in Maryland 107,230 1
Microbiologist Salary in District of Columbia 103,290 2
Microbiologist Salary in California 91,400 3
Microbiologist Salary in Louisiana 88,190 4
Microbiologist Salary in Georgia 87,030 5
Microbiologist Salary in Illinois 85,860 6
Microbiologist Salary in Missouri 82,130 7
Microbiologist Salary in Connecticut 80,190 8
Microbiologist Salary in Iowa 78,990 9
Microbiologist Salary in Montana 77,000 10
Microbiologist Salary in Ohio 75,940 11
Microbiologist Salary in Pennsylvania 75,620 12
Microbiologist Salary in United States 75,230 13
Microbiologist Salary in Maine 73,640 14
Microbiologist Salary in Mississippi 73,620 15
Microbiologist Salary in Massachusetts 72,990 16
Microbiologist Salary in Arkansas 72,660 17
Microbiologist Salary in Virginia 71,850 18
Microbiologist Salary in Minnesota 71,600 19
Microbiologist Salary in Idaho 71,000 20
Microbiologist Salary in New Jersey 70,830 21
Microbiologist Salary in Colorado 70,720 22
Microbiologist Salary in Washington 68,660 23
Microbiologist Salary in New York 67,810 24
Microbiologist Salary in Alaska 65,500 25
Microbiologist Salary in Michigan 64,640 26
Microbiologist Salary in Florida 64,610 27
Microbiologist Salary in Oregon 63,760 28
Microbiologist Salary in North Carolina 63,570 29
Microbiologist Salary in Nebraska 62,890 30
Microbiologist Salary in Hawaii 62,360 31
Microbiologist Salary in Wisconsin 61,790 32
Microbiologist Salary in Oklahoma 60,650 33
Microbiologist Salary in Arizona 59,340 34
Microbiologist Salary in Tennessee 58,640 35
Microbiologist Salary in Kentucky 56,330 36
Microbiologist Salary in New Mexico 56,290 37
Microbiologist Salary in Delaware 56,260 38
Microbiologist Salary in South Dakota 55,620 39
Microbiologist Salary in Kansas 54,670 40
Microbiologist Salary in Utah 54,330 41
Microbiologist Salary in Texas 53,800 42
Microbiologist Salary in North Dakota 53,800 43
Microbiologist Salary in South Carolina 53,490 44
Microbiologist Salary in West Virginia 50,860 45
Microbiologist Salary in Puerto Rico 44,720 46
Microbiologist Salary in Indiana 38,570 47

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics