A Pathologist identifies the cause and processes of disease and illness by examining changes in body tissue and in blood and other body fluids, and conducts tests on samples of tissues, blood and body secretions. Registration or licensing is required. In Australia a pathologist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
This occupation is on the following skill lists:
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This unit group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified.
It includes Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included in this unit group.
Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing is required in Australia as a Pathologist.
Occupations within the Pathologist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same pathologist group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Pathologist in Australia is $ 194,236 for male employees and $ 131,409 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 47.4 Females: 36.9 Persons: 40.7
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2539) Other medical practitioners - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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