Forensic Pathologists are often placed in conflict situations in which others may be angry or unpleasant, Work indoors in offices and labs. Occasionally work outdoors when examining the site where a body was found, and may be on-call to visit crime scenes any time of the day.
Forensic Pathologists at work
A Forensic Pathologist average yearly wadge is $56,410 per year.
Preparation and Training
You have to have a high school diploma or equivalent, have a bachelor's degree, complete medical school, complete pathology training and residency.
How to Become a Forensics Pathologist
Important Skills and Abilities
Forensic Pathologists need to be able to communicate well, reason and problem solve, be able to use math and science, be able to manage yourself/others/time/objects, be able to work with other people, and to perceive and visualize.
Any of the following educational courses will help you prepare to be a Forensic Pathologist
- Introduction to Health Care
- Safety and First Aid