What is the salary of a Cardiologist?
LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Salary and Employment Survey in August and September 2022. 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?
Trends such as a shrinking workforce and an increase in sub-specialization have positioned cardiologists in a place of continued demand, with strong career prospects as a populace with increasing life expectancy is likely to translate increased need for cardiology care. As the pandemic causes swings in many specialties’ average salaries, so too has the average cardiologist’s pay fluctuated, and this average takes into account the various cardiology subspecialties that responded to the survey.
To learn more about how current physician trends are changing, view the Future of Work Survey Report which presents in-depth insights about the evolving healthcare landscape in the U.S.
2019 - 2021 data not available.
Demographic insights by gender
Where did cardiologists work in 2022?
Independent medical group / practice
Medical Group / practice owned by a hospital / system
Cardiologists who took this survey
Of the respondents who took our survey, most cardiologists (68%) are among the baby boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964), tend to work as full-time employees (74%), and have been in their practice for a long time (74% spent 21+ years in practice). The data indicates that the field of cardiology skews heavily male (84%).
Years in practice
How old are Cardiologists?
This report was compiled using data from an original survey conducted by LocumTenens.com from August to September 2022. The 2,571 respondents represent a broad range of U.S.-based clinicians, roles, specialties, ages, facility sizes and experience levels. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. The age range of respondents is 26-79 and 46 medical specialties are represented. The data from the survey responses was compiled and analyzed by experts in the healthcare industry to formulate the insights shown here.