The persons who are curious about the income of a heart doctor ought to know that there are in fact a lot of sub-specialties of this medical specialty, out of which three are more famous: pediatric, interventional (or, more precisely, invasive) and non-invasive cardiologist. Salary values corresponding to each of these three types of heart physicians will be presented in this short posting. From this post you will also discover the factors which influence the levels of these incomes, as well as some comparisons between the wages provided in the USA with the ones paid in a few other states – more precisely, in Australia, UK and Canada.
The Average Salary of a Cardiologist Working in the USA
On bls.gov, the official website of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the incomes provided to the pediatric, non-invasive or interventional cardiology jobs are not listed separately, being included in the category of the physicians and surgeons that are not presented individually. As indicated on bls.gov, the average annual earnings of all these professionals (together with the heart specialists) who worked in the United States were $187,200 in May 2013.
According to some other studies, the cardiologist average salary in the USA would be somewhere in the region of 240,000 USD per year, value which corresponds to an hourly compensation of $115.38 per hour, knowing that a full-time job has 2,080 hours of work in a year. [Read more…]