How much does a Microbiologist II make in the United States? The average Microbiologist II salary in the United States is $62,782 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $55,506 and $75,118. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $55,506 10% $48,882 90% $86,350 75% $75,118 $62,782 50%(Median)
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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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Microbiologist II: Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Scientific Testing, Microscopy ...More

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