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Study the growth, structure, and development of very small organisms.

Microbiologists study organisms like bacteria, algae, or fungi. They may study the relationship between these organisms and disease.

Wages $37.40 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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