Wages for Pathologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($175K) per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Pathologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Pathologists who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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).
$97,547 - $280,009
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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.