Pathologist (Medical) Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Pathologists in the United States, with median pay hovering around $177K per year. Male Pathologists who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (62 percent) are men. Most Pathologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$96,336 - $278,924

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$97,547 - $280,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Pathologist (Medical)

A medical pathologist can generally find employment in medical agencies, where it is essential to diagnose and treat various forms of diseases. As such, medical pathologists can find employment in medical schools, clinics, hospitals, or government agencies. The main duty of a medical pathologist is to analyze and examine body tissues and fluids to diagnose potential diseases and research the cause of these diseases.

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Pathologist (Medical) Tasks

  • 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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Experience Affects Pathologist (Medical) Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$183,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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