Protect our food supply. Advise farmers, ranchers, food manufacturers and food packagers. Improve crop production and food safety. Make a difference as an agricultural microbiologist.
Agricultural microbiologists typically perform some or all of the following:
Agricultural microbiologists can expect to earn a median salary of $67,600.
Job opportunity growth for this career is forecasted to increase at a rate of 2-4% per year nationally. North Carolina has a higher-than-average demand for microbiologists. Job demand is forecasted to increase at a rate of 9.6% per year in North Carolina.
A certificate from NC State is highly regarded in the field of microbiology. This certificate can be used in addition to a science undergraduate degree in preparation for the advanced education typically needed to work as a microbiologist. Most agricultural microbiologists have a bachelor’s degree, and many also have a certificate or master’s degree.
Most agricultural microbiologists work for the following employers:
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