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 8% less than similar careers in Florida. On average, they make less than clinical research coordinators but more than geneticists.

Career Median Salary
Clinical research coordinator salary $78K
Microbiologist salary $62K
Geneticist salary $52K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)