Associate Degree in Microbiology
SalaryMicrobiology technician, $34,000* Medical or clinical lab technician, $31,000* Medical assistant, $37,000* Veterinary assistant, $37,000* Research assistant, $46,000** Microbiologist, $75,230**
*Simply Hired: Riverside County **Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.
Career InfoAn associate of science degree in microbiology can lead to a variety of employment opportunities in education, government, medicine, and research. It is also the foundation for four-year college studies in the biological sciences.
- Respiratory therapist
- Dental hygienist
- Medical assistant
- Research assistant
- Veterinary technician