Pathologist Job Description

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A Pathologist researches and tests medical specimens in order to better diagnose and treat disease. They assist medical practitioners to diagnose and treat their patients but do not work with patients directly.

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We are looking to hire an experienced and knowledgeable Pathologist to perform laboratory work and pathological research. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing tissue samples and bodily fluids in order to study, diagnose, and better treat disease.


A pathologist earns an average salary of $195,000. This salary can range from $72,000 to $309,000 based on experience and specialization.


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