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Microbiology


Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. Microbiology is a broad term which includes many branches like virology, mycology, parasitology and others. A person who specializes in the area of microbiology is called a microbiologist.

Careers

Biological Scientists
Wage: $82,840
10 Year Growth Rate: 3.7%
Self Employed: 3.2%
Unemployment Rate: 3.0%
Employed Part Time: 7.3%

Education Requirements:
Doctoral degree
Microbiologists
Wage: $67,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.2%
Self Employed: 2.7%
Unemployment Rate: 3.0%
Employed Part Time: 7.3%

Education Requirements:
Doctoral degree