The average hourly pay for a Pathologist in Australia is AU$22.02.
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Job Description for Pathologist
A pathologist is a clinical specialist whose role is akin to being a detective for medical conditions. He or she analyzes samples of tissues, fluids, or other pertinent hard data related to a patient and then reports findings to the primary physician. Sometimes a pathologist offers recommendations for treatment. Pathologists also typically work with doctors performing autopsies to determine the cause of death. In most cases, the pathologist will generate some sort of report of the work perfor…Read more
- Supervise testing and analysis of samples to determine health and pathology of patients.
- Document findings and conclusions, and make recommendations.
- Consult with patients to explain and diagnose conditions.
- Perform autopsies to understand cause of death and progression of diseases.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pathologist
An entry-level Pathologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.55 based on 13 salaries. An early career Pathologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.53 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Pathologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.99 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Pathologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.00 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$0.
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Employees with Pathologist in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (5.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.9% less).
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