On average, Pathologists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($175K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. More than half of Pathologists (61 percent) survey respondents are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of Pathologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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).
$97,727 - $298,513
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
Job Description for Pathologist (Medical)
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.