How much does a Microbiologist make?

Updated Jul. 23, 2021
$54,987 /yr
Average Base Pay

45 salaries

$30K

Low

$55K

Average

$102K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Microbiologist is $54,987 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Microbiologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 45 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Microbiologist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Microbiologist$54,987 /yr
L3
Senior Microbiologist$64,155 /yr
L4
Microbiologist IV$64,155 /yr
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Apotex
3.7

Apotex

Microbiologist

$53,934

 /yr
Range: $49K - $63K
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$49K

$63K

$49,223 - $63,495 Range

Crystal Claire Cosmetics
2.9

Crystal Claire Cosmetics

Microbiologist

$35,716

 /yr
Range: $33K - $37K

$33K

$37K

$32,611 - $36,692 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$54 -$59

 hourly

$54

$59

$54 - $59 Range

Sickkids
4.3

Sickkids

Microbiologist
About 

$127K -$426K

$127K

$426K

$127,455 - $426,483 Range

Cargill
4

Cargill

Microbiologist
About 

$46K -$52K

$46K

$52K

$46,266 - $51,975 Range

Ville de Gatineau
4.6

Ville de Gatineau

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$32 -$36

 hourly

$32

$36

$32 - $36 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$24

 hourly

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

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Dalton Pharma Services
3.7

Dalton Pharma Services

Microbiologist
About 

$39K -$52K

$39K

$52K

$39,171 - $51,596 Range

Germiphene
2.7

Germiphene

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Microbiologist - Monthly
About 

$10K -$10K

$10K

$10K

$9,665 - $10,399 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Microbiologist
About 

$70K -$75K

$70K

$75K

$69,607 - $75,001 Range

Apotex
3.7

Apotex

Microbiologist - Contractor
About 

$51K -$54K

$51K

$54K

$50,653 - $54,040 Range

Provincial Health Services Authority
3.7

$49K

$53K

$48,924 - $52,858 Range

Maxxam Analytics
2.7

Maxxam Analytics

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$21 -$22

 hourly

$21

$22

$21 - $22 Range

University of Montreal
4.4

University of Montreal

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

University of Montreal
4.4

University of Montreal

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

SGS
3.3

SGS

Microbiologist - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

JLL
3.9

JLL

Microbiologist
About 

$57K -$62K

$57K

$62K

$57,283 - $62,271 Range

Public Health Ontario
3.5

Public Health Ontario

Microbiologist
About 

$111K -$121K

$111K

$121K

$111,355 - $120,688 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Microbiologist
About 

$35K -$38K

$35K

$38K

$34,784 - $37,647 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Microbiologist salaries

The national average salary for a a Microbiologist is $54,987 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Microbiologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 45 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Microbiologist employees.

The highest salary for a a Microbiologist in Canada is $102,130 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Microbiologist in Canada is $29,605 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent microbiologist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$26
hourly
A QC Microbiology Analyst in the Ottawa Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$62,208
per year
A Microbiology Technologist in the Toronto Area area reported making $62,208 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$56,000
per year
A Microbiologist in the Toronto Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10,000
monthly
A Microbiologist in the Ottawa Area area reported making $10,000 per month
Additional Pay
$1 stock bonus
$1 profit sharing
$1 commissions
$1 tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Part-time
10000+ employees
 
College / University
$18
hourly
A Microbiology Technician in the Montreal Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
A QC Microbiologist in the Toronto Area area reported making $27 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$75,000
per year
A QC Microbiologist in the Belleville Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Belleville Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public