How much does a Microbiologist, Lead/Master make in the United States? The average Microbiologist, Lead/Master salary in the United States is $113,900 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $87,800 and $132,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $87,800 10% $64,037 90% $149,243 75% $132,400 $113,900 50%(Median)
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The Microbiologist, Lead/Master may require an advanced degree. Identifies, isolates and studies micro-organisms, bacteria and their byproducts. Being a Microbiologist, Lead/Master typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Working as a Microbiologist, Lead/Master typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2021

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