The average salary for a Pathologist (Medical) is $176,841 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Pathologist (Medical) Total Pay (?
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$78,639 - $276,340
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$78,639 - $276,340  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$9,250 - $32,500  
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$80,348 - $286,948  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Pathologist (Medical)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Pathologist (Medical) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$182,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 12%
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