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Microbiologists

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
191022  Microbiologists 2,050 2,136 86 4.20 % 64 55 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    860  42 % 870  41 % 10  2 % $84,020
Educational Services    430  21 % 450  21 % 20  6 % $45,350
Educational Services    430  21 % 450  21 % 20  6 % $45,350
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    230  11 % 230  11 % 0  -1 % $68,160