How much does a Microbiologist III make in the United States? The average Microbiologist III salary in the United States is $75,125 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $66,400 and $87,870. 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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Job Description for Microbiologist III

Microbiologist III 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 III examines, records, analyzes and interprets data from samples. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Microbiologist III typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Microbiologist III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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