What They Do
Microbiologists study exclusively to microbes. Microbes are tiny living organisms like algae and fungi. When studying, often they focus on how the organisims live and grow. Also they study virus. Things that make people sick and such.
A Bacholors degree is required to work in this field. The job outlook is 7% growth. A microbiologist can expect to make around 65 thousand dollars annually. Related jobs include epidemiologist, medical scientist, wildlife biologist.