Forensic Pathologist

By: Dakota Givens

What They Do?

  • Pathologists use autopsies to investigate a unnatural, unexplained, sudden or violent deaths. Normally work for the city, county, or federal government.


  • In order to to prepare for their job they must obtain their doctrine and have extensive training post graduation.


  • The starting salary is on average between $76,000 and $116,000 and the average they make make in their careers is between $122,000 and $211,000.

Positives of Job:

  • Help solve crimes
  • Make good money
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Negatives Of Job:

  • Long hours
  • Work around bodies and cut into them

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