The average pay for a Pathologist is $198,375 per year.
Pathologist Total Pay (?
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$123,087 - $300,163
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$123,087 - $300,163  
   
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$0.00 - $59,180  
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$125,569 - $306,500  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for Pathologist
  • Consult with patients to explain and diagnose conditions.
  • Perform autopsies to understand cause of death and progression of diseases.
  • Supervise testing and analysis of samples to determine health and pathology of patients.
  • Document findings and conclusions, and make recommendations.
Pay by Experience Level for Pathologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Pathologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$203,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%
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