We surveyed 89 forensic pathologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical forensic pathologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a forensic pathologist?

Low

High

Working as a forensic pathologist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that forensic pathologists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a forensic pathologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a forensic pathologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a forensic pathologist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a forensic pathologist.