Here are five figures that provide insight into cardiologist compensation, burnout and more:
$507,000: The average salary for cardiologists, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2023."
22,243: The number of active cardiovascular disease specialists in the U.S., according to the Association of American Medical College's "2022 Physician Specialty Data Report."
29 percent: The percentage of cardiologists that reported being burned out, Medscape's "Cardiologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2023."
16 percent: The percentage of cardiologists that said they are still paying off student loans, Medscape's "Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2022."
4 percent: The percent that cardiologists' compensation grew from 2022 to 2023, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2023."