Microbiologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Microbiologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Montana $98,030
California $97,480
Georgia $97,070
Maryland $94,580
Michigan $81,560
Tennessee $81,120
New Jersey $79,440
Nevada $79,260
North Carolina $78,990
Iowa $77,480
Missouri $77,450
New York $77,440
Minnesota $75,090
Oregon $68,700
Washington $67,540
Delaware $65,480
Connecticut $64,760
Wisconsin $64,760
Alaska $64,750
Colorado $64,740
New Hampshire $64,500
Hawaii $64,250
Illinois $64,180
Mississippi $63,740
Vermont $62,540
North Dakota $62,350
Nebraska $62,260
South Carolina $62,260
Louisiana $62,250
Florida $62,040
Texas $61,000
Virginia $60,710
Arkansas $60,570
Kentucky $59,760
Maine $58,220
Alabama $55,320
Kansas $52,210
Arizona $51,620
Indiana $51,160
Utah $50,500
Idaho $50,100
West Virginia $50,100
South Dakota $48,930
Ohio $48,690
New Mexico $47,960
Puerto Rico $47,930
Pennsylvania $47,780
Oklahoma $47,060
Massachusetts $129,380
District of Columbia $109,500

How do microbiologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Microbiologists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than geneticists but more than epidemiologists.

Career Median Salary
Geneticist salary $83K
Microbiologist salary $79K
Epidemiologist salary $79K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)