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Career information and college search tools for microbiologists and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Microbiologists

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Microbiologists jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 1,270 $102,450
San Diego-Carlsbad 1,220 $91,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 1,060 $77,220
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 590 $86,540
Austin-Round Rock 390 $47,030
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood 260 $68,390
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson 250 $86,760
Madison 220 $59,770
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 200 $71,060
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas 190 $51,070
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Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Microbiologists

To find out more about building a career as Microbiologists, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Microbiologists

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 4,740 30% $67,830
Government 4,410 28% $69,370
Chemicals 3,460 22% $64,230
Education 1,180 7% $46,430
Medical Office 650 4% $60,840
Hospital 430 2% $63,960
Business Management 250 1% $77,220
Office Services And Staffing 180 1% $52,040
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 160 1% $57,070
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