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Pathologists

Overview

Pathologists are physicians who analyze tissue specimens to identify abnormalities and diagnose diseases. Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease and there are many specialties that an aspiring pathologist can choose from, such as forensic pathology. Pathologists have minimal patient contact, and instead, they work with other physicians.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Medical Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Realistic

Scientific

Career Ladder
Chief of Pathology

Pathologist

Pathologist Assistant

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