Quality Control Microbiologist Salary in the United States

How much does a Quality Control Microbiologist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Quality Control Microbiologist in the United States is $25 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $30. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Quality Control Microbiologist

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Job Openings for Quality Control Microbiologist
Evaluate, develop and perform complex chemical, biochemical, biological and/or microbiological testing, assays and procedures related to quality control (QC), which constitute the quality, safety and ...
Kelly Services - 4 days ago
Nulaid Foods - Modesto , CA
Act as a purchasing agent for the lab and production QC. * Support other Departmental functions in Quality Assurance and analytical analysis. * Organize and administer microbiological training for ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Partners Personnel - San Fernando , CA
SUMMARY Under the general guidance and direction of the Microbiology Supervisor, the Microbiologist is responsible for the Quality Control activities in the Microbiology Laboratory. ESSENTIAL ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Partnership Staffing - Panorama City , CA
SCHEDULE IS 8AM TO 5PM (OT AS NEEDED) Under the general guidance and direction of the Microbiology Supervisor, the Microbiologist is responsible for the Quality Control activities in the Microbiology ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Wednesday - Saturday 13:30 - 00:00 Summary QC analyst in QC Microbiology. Responsible for sampling, testing and release of Utilities systems and process spaces in Vacaville. Technical: * Participate ...
Neuvoo - 6 days ago
LG Professionals, Inc. "Staffing is a Science" - City of Industry , CA
... microbiological test results. 6. Special projects will be assigned as needed. MINIMUM ... Experience: 1-2 years relevant work- related experience required working in Quality Control or ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago