Pathologists are physicians who analyze tissue specimens to identify abnormalities and diagnose diseases. Approximately 661,000 pathologists are employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Doctorate
  • Medical Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Interpersonal
  • Public Speaking
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Curious
  • Realistic
  • Scientific
Licensure/Certification Required