Pathologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Pathologist is $201,859 per year.
Pathologist Salary (?
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$118,783 - $303,895
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$118,783 - $303,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $59,699  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $65,000  
Total Pay (?
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$112,673 - $306,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pathologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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New York
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National Average
$208,000
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Experience Affects Pathologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$208,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 15%