The next role we're going to look at is the pathologist profession. Typically, this position earns a lower pay. In fact, they earn a $36,457 lower salary than associate professors of pathology per year.
A similarity between the two careers of associate professors of pathology and pathologists are a few of the skills associated with both roles. We used resumes from both professions to find that both use skills like "pathology reports," "blood bank," and "clinical chemistry. "
In addition to the difference in salary, there are some other key differences that are worth noting. For example, associate professor of pathology responsibilities are more likely to require skills like "research projects," "immunology," "resident training," and "american association." Meanwhile, a pathologist might be skilled in areas such as "patients," "patient care," "anatomic pathology," and "diagnosis." These differences highlight just how different the day-to-day in each role looks.
On the topic of education, pathologists earn higher levels of education than associate professors of pathology. In general, they're 8.9% more likely to graduate with a Master's Degree and 14.0% less likely to earn a Doctoral Degree.