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Microbiologists

 

Investigate the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, algae, or fungi. Includes medical microbiologists who study the relationship between organisms and disease or the effects of antibiotics on microorganisms. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 0.3%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 40
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $35 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $77,800 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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