$103,162
Avg. Salary
$22.65
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Forensic Pathologist is $22.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Forensic Pathologist is $103,162 per year.

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$0$271K
Salary $49,665 - $266,276
Bonus $12.00 - $85,000
Total Pay (?
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).
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$38,783 - $271,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $9.70 - $77.28
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$271K
Bonus $12.00 - $85,000
Total Pay (?
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).
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$38,783 - $271,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Forensic Pathologist Salaries

National Average
$103,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 11%