Forensic Pathologist Salary

The average pay for a Forensic Pathologist is $98,710 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$41,156 - $199,332
$41K
$100K
$200K
MEDIAN: $101,302
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Salary $41,156 - $199,332
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$28,925 - $197,265
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Forensic Pathologist

A forensic pathologist, also known in some instances as a medical examiner, is a medical doctor (M.D.) with training in anatomical pathology and a specialty in forensic pathology. Education past the high school level entails at least thirteen more years of formal study. The primary responsibility of a forensic pathologist is to examine the bodies of people who die unexpectedly, violently, or under suspicious circumstances. These examinations are conducted in order to determine the cause, mechanism, and manner of death. He or she may also be instrumental in determining the identity of the deceased if unknown.

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Key Stats for Forensic Pathologist

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Forensic Pathologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: