Pathologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Pathologist is $200,584 per year.
Pathologist Total Pay (?
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$111,920 - $300,391
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$111,920 - $300,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $58,958  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $65,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$112,012 - $303,703  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Pathologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$205,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 16%
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