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Cardiology Salary Survey

How much do cardiologists make?

What is the salary of a Cardiologist?

LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in August of 2019. Survey respondents represent Cardiologists who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.

Average cardiologist salary


Historical salary data

How does this year's salary compare to other years?

The average Cardiologist's salary increased by approximately $3,000 compared to last year. There was no survey data prior to 2017.

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Survey results

Demographic insights by gender

There are more male than female anesthesiologists, and the gap shifted even more during 2020.

LocumTenens Salary Survey - Male - Anesthesiology


5% decrease
LocumTenens Salary Survey - Female - Anesthesiology


5% increase

Where did cardiologists work in 2020?

These are three of the top work settings for Cardiologists.

LocumTenens Salary Survey - Hospital Employed - Cardiology

Hospital employed


LocumTenens Salary Survey - Community center - Cardiology



LocumTenens Salary Survey - Group Practice - Cardiology

Group practice


How old are Cardiologists?

The majority of Cardiologists are Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964).


Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in May 2021. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. There was a total of 2300 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states.