How much does a Microbiologist II make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Microbiologist II in the United States is $33 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $29 and $39. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Microbiologist II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Microbiologist II Salary $26 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Microbiologist II Salary $29 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Microbiologist II Salary $33 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Microbiologist II Salary $39 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Microbiologist II Salary $45 US May 28, 2024
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Therapist II

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Optician II

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Dental Assistant II

Moore Dental Care - Monroe, NC

Dental Assistant II

Dash City Pediatric and Adult Dentistry - Winston-Salem, NC

What skills does a Microbiologist II need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Data Entry: Transcribing information into an electronic medium such as a computer or other electronic device.

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Promotion: Developing and implementing promotional activities to attract and increase the awareness of customers in buying products.

Analysis 9.83%
Data Entry 3.12%
Promotion 1.68%
Others 85.37%
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Job Description for Microbiologist II

Microbiologist II identifies, isolates, and studies micro-organisms, bacteria and their byproducts. Tracks environmental microscopic life development and collects samples from a variety of locations. Being a Microbiologist II examines, records, analyzes and interprets data from samples. Typicially requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Microbiologist II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Microbiologist II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Microbiologist II

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Microbiologist II, the first career path typically starts with a Biologist III position, and then Biologist IV.

The second career path typically starts with a Microbiologist III position, and then progresses to Microbiologist IV.

The third career path typically starts with a Hydrologist position, and then progresses to Meteorologist.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Chemist III position, and then progresses to Chemist IV.

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Microbiologist II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Microbiologist II, the highest Microbiologist II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Microbiologist II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Microbiologist II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Microbiologist II salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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