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Microbiologists in Michigan

Considering a career as a Microbiologist in Michigan?

6.7% Jobs Projection
$56,460 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Microbiologists in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Microbiologists in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Microbiologists in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Microbiologists Work in Michigan?

In 2018, there were 290 Microbiologists working in the state.

There were 320 Microbiologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Microbiologists in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 200 Microbiologists working in it, which means Michigan has more Microbiologists than average.

Microbiologists in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Microbiologists in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.

Job Projections for Microbiologists: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 480 total jobs in 2026 for Microbiologists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,200 annual jobs and 25,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Microbiologists Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Microbiologists ranged from $41,540 to $80,710 with $56,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.97 to $38.81. The median hourly rate was $27.15.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $27.08 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.07.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Microbiologists Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan Metros for Microbiologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Microbiologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 100 $58,500
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 70 $67,460

Top States for Microbiologists Employment

View the list below to see where most Microbiologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 4,610 $105,330
Maryland 1,820 $103,060
Texas 1,000 $50,790
Illinois 860 $54,630
Georgia 760 $92,470
New York 680 $71,280
Massachusetts 660 $80,700
Pennsylvania 650 $66,960
New Jersey 550 $74,310
Ohio 500 $62,430
Colorado 470 $63,040
North Carolina 430 $61,330
Missouri 390 $71,250
Washington 380 $71,880
Virginia 380 $92,420
Tennessee 320 $58,690
Michigan 290 $56,460
Wisconsin 270 $59,000
Minnesota 270 $60,380
Florida 220 $62,800

Below are the states where Microbiologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $105,330
Maryland $103,060
District of Columbia $100,210
Georgia $92,470
Virginia $92,420
Montana $83,170
Massachusetts $80,700
Nevada $78,250
Iowa $75,820
Arizona $75,820

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Occupation MI Employment Total
Biological Scientists 450
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 320


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