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Microbiologists Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of microbiologists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare microbiologists salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Microbiologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,120
25th Percentile Wage
$41,150
50th Percentile Wage
$64,500
75th Percentile Wage
$92,870
90th Percentile Wage
$120,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for microbiologists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) microbiologists is $120,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid microbiologists is $20,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of microbiologists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2017
$64,500
0.60% 4.93%
2016
$64,110
4.35% -
2015
$61,320
- -

Compare Microbiologists Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of microbiologists in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for microbiologists occupations is the administrative and support services industry with an annual salary $64,500. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $64,250). For detailed microbiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$64,500
Employment Services
$64,470
Temporary Help Services
$64,250

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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