Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist earns an average salary of $202,775 per year.
Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist Total Pay (?
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$59,141 - $392,009
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National Salary Data

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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$59,141 - $392,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,358  
Profit Sharing
$9,999 - $45,000  
Total Pay (?
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$59,869 - $402,864  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist

Cardiologists are physicians who perform duties related to the cardiovascular system. They are in charge of providing patient with high-quality service, listening to their symptoms, following up with tests as required, delivering diagnoses, and overseeing treatment. Some of their main responsibilities include reading test results, providing recommendations for surgery when needed, and conveying information on cardiovascular disease to patient and their families. Additionally, cardiologists perform pulmonary hypertension tests and cardiac biopsies as required. In all tasks, they follow strict safety and privacy protocols.
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Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist Tasks
  • Install pacemakers, prescribe medications, and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Perform medical imaging studies and other diagnostic procedures.
  • Discuss symptoms, treatments, and diagnoses with patients to aid in decision-making.
  • Document all patient data and interactions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Cardiologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$221,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 8%
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