Research. Advise. Innovate. Make an impact on industrial processes as a microbiologist.
Industrial microbiologists study the ways in which microorganisms are used in industrial processes such as the production of drugs, chemicals, fuels and electricity.
Industrial microbiologists typically perform some or all of the following:
Industrial 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 industrial microbiologists have a bachelor’s degree, and many also have a certificate or master’s degree.
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