The annual and hourly salary statistics of microbiologists in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of microbiologists in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$49,430|
|25th Percentile Wage||$67,990|
|50th Percentile Wage||$109,900|
|75th Percentile Wage||$149,310|
|90th Percentile Wage||$178,700|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for microbiologists in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,430.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of microbiologists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $109,900 in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City is in the middle of salary range for microbiologists in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of microbiologists in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City is 5.8 percent (5.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Vallejo-Fairfield and 40.5 percent (40.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Santa Cruz-Watsonville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |