Pathologists in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $175K) surpassing six figures annually. Most Pathologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of Pathologists (61 percent) survey respondents are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$97,701 - $271,386
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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.