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Pathologist Salary

$313,065 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pathologist is $313,065 a year and $151 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pathologist is between $208,291 and $415,626. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Pathologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Studies nature, cause, and development of diseases and structural and functional changes caused by them.
  • Diagnoses, from body tissue, fluids, secretions, and other specimens, presence and stage of disease, utilizing laboratory procedures.
  • Advises other medical practitioners.
Pathologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Job family population: 355,460

Estimated population of Pathologist jobs: 14,105

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Pathologist Job Listings for United States

Speech Language Pathologist
Jun 15
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Speech Language Pathologist Make a difference in the lives of children! ATX serves kids with special needs. We are looking to hire an energetic, collaborative, and experienced speech-language ...
Part-Time Speech Language Pathologist
Jun 15
Batavia, NY, USA
Supplemental Health Care
The Speech Language Pathologist will be working 2-3 hours per day, Monday-Friday, hours depending on case load. The Speech Pathologist will work with residents, perform initial evaluations and all ...
Speech Language Pathologist-SLP-CCC
Jun 15
Boiling Springs, SC, USA
Supplemental Health Care
The School Speech Language Pathologist-SLP-CCC will apply their expertise in identifying, evaluating and treating school-aged children, to help students succeed; as every child deserves to learn and ...
Speech Language Pathologist - SLP
Jun 15
Saint Louis, USA
Fusion Medical Staffing
Speech Language Pathologist Specialty: Acute 13 week Acute Speech Language Pathologist travel assignment Hospital in St. Louis, MO is looking for a Acute Speech Language Pathologist to help them out ...
Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant Pediatric Home Health - 7167
Jun 14
Santa Clara, CA, USA
The People Link Corp
Optional Life Insurance Requirements of the Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant Pediatric Home Health * 2 or more years of related experience. * Bachelors degree in Communicative Disorders
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