Compensation

This channel page includes news on the salaries of cardiologists and other cardiology department staff, compensation studies, and articles on the economic impacts on pay due to changes in public or payor policy and shifting trends in medicine.  

Twenty-three percent of cardiologists have a net worth of more than $5 million, No. 5 among all specialties, according to a new report. A majority of cardiologists also said they have had no significant financial losses in the last year. What are cardiologists paid? How much do cardiologists make?

Twenty-three percent of cardiologists have a net worth of more than $5 million, No. 5 among all specialties, according to a new report. A majority of cardiologists also said they have had no significant financial losses in the last year.

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These findings come from a new report on recruiting incentives among U.S. physicians and advanced practitioners. Interventional cardiologists earn the second highest starting salary of any specialty, with non-invasive cardiologists not far behind. 

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This continues a consistent rise in pay for the specialty—the same report recorded cardiology’s average salary as $459,000 in 2021, $438,000 in 2020 and $430,000 in 2019.

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A significant number of cardiologists are mistreated—often in more ways than one—after they tell their employer they are pregnant. 

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Production was way down for cardiologists in 2020, with COVID-19 clearly playing a large role. Salaries, it seems, did not drop as a result. 

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While interventional cardiology came in at No. 1, other specialties near the top of the list included orthopedic surgery, gastroenterology, non-invasive cardiology and radiology.

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Cardiologists are confident COVID-related shortfalls will soon be behind them, according to the report. 

RBMA’s 2022 Compensation Survey provided insights and benchmarks for Executive and Marketing leadership of member Radiology groups. healthcare value value-based care money dollar

This continues a positive trend for cardiologists—the same report also recorded pay increases in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The American College of Cardiology has developed a helpful calculator that allows cardiologists and practice managers to estimate just how much the proposed 2023 MPFS could impact their practice.

This puts cardiology in the top 10 among all specialties included in the report. 

Cardiology’s median compensation is more than $530,000, according to a new report from AMGA Consulting. That figure has increased each year since 2016's report. 

The new report, developed by MedAxiom, includes data from nearly 4,000 healthcare providers.

Male cardiologists earn approximately 15% more than their female counterparts, according to a new report from Medscape. 

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