What is a Forensic Pathologist?
A pathologist always has to make sure they have the right tools to be able to exam the body.
Making sure they examine every part of the body, each piece is a step closer to figuring out exactly what the person may have died from.
On the Scene
Pathologist make sure they visit the crime scene and take any evidence that could be useful when examining the body
About the job, Education and Salary
Education- You want to make that while you are choosing your classes for high school to choose the right ones to help in this career. Such as bio, chemistry, physics and many other core sciences. You definitely have to have a strong interest in science considering you will have to major in it. Education after high requires four years of medical school, time working with undergraduate work. And an extra year for your pathologist residency. "The first step is to get an undergraduate degree in a medical or science discipline, before completing a four-year medical school program to become a M.D. During your undergraduate education, you may choose whatever major you like, but keep in mind that certain classes are required for admission to medical school” (Purdue Science). Going into this field is so much work you have to take the right classes to get into the best medical school.
Salary- Starting salaries for professionals with a bachelor's or master's degree range from $35,000 to $50,000 annually. Forensic psychologists who find employment in the private sector offering consulting services often make anywhere from $80,000 to $90,000 a year.