How much does a Bacteriologist make? The average Bacteriologist salary is $43,473 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $38,373 and $49,198. 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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Bacteriologist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Bacteriologist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Bacteriologist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $54,341
Washington, DC $48,394
Miami, FL $42,321
Chicago, IL $46,120
Boston, MA $48,981
New York, NY $52,298
Dallas, TX $43,190
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
38373
49198
43473

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
38465
49159
43875
What is the average salary for Bacteriologist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Bacteriologist in the United States. The base salary for Bacteriologist ranges from $38,373 to $49,198 with the average base salary of $43,473. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $38,465 to $49,159 with the average total cash compensation of $43,875.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $43,473 $38,373 - $49,198
Bonus $402 $92 - $-39
Total Pay $43,875 $38,465 - $49,159
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
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I am a Bacteriologist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Bacteriologist. a Bacteriologist Salary in New Britain, CT is $46,951 as of October 28, 2020; a Bacteriologist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $45,843 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Bacteriologist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Bacteriologist?
Salary ranges for a Bacteriologist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020