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Average Pathology Assistant Salary

$84,392
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$11,500
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The average salary for a Pathology Assistant is $84,392.
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$103k
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$65k - $103k
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What Do Pathology Assistants Do?

Pathology Assistant Tasks
  • Interpret, document and communicate results from specimen analysis.
  • Describe, document and store specimens and confer with experts for complex procedures.
  • Maintain and clean laboratory and equipment.
  • Conduct analyses and use equipment to dissect, test, examine or characterize specimens.

Job Satisfaction for Pathology Assistant

4 out of 5
(14)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Career Paths

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Pathology Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Pathology Assistants?

Skills in Data Processing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Medical Terminology.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pathology Assistants?

An entry-level Pathology Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,337 based on 20 salaries. An early career Pathology Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,763 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Pathology Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,483 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Pathology Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,205 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,926.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Pathology Assistant in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 160 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.5%
Early Career
39.4%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
18.1%
Late Career
10.6%