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The average salary for a Pathology Assistant is $82,709.
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$52k - $103k
$613 - $26k
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$30k - $105k

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Job Description for Pathology Assistant

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

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Popular Skills for Pathology Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Pathology Assistant

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 $77,341 based on 22 salaries. An early career Pathology Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,134 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Pathology Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,140 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Pathology Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,892 based on 40 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 5.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (5.6% less).

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