Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Pathology Assistant is $23.80
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 $15.44 based on 20 salaries. An early career Pathology Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.12 based on 47 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Pathology Assistants Do?
Pathology assistants are highly trained and qualified to perform all the functions of a pathologist except for diagnosing. They are crucial to the process leading up to a diagnosis, but, much like physicians' assistants, they are not qualified to provide a diagnosis. Working under the direction and supervision of a pathologist, they are tasked with a broad range of clinical services. Pathology assistants are responsible for the preparation, gross description, and dissection of anatomic …Read more
- 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.