Wages for Pathologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($180K) per year. The majority of Pathologists (62 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Pathologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's 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).
$96,003 - $292,824
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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.