By: Michelle Rojas

Cardiologist Job

Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in heart conditions and other cardiopulmonary problems. They examine patients and diagnose and treat blood vessel and heart issues; order or conduct diagnostic testing and analyze results; advise patients about treatments and healthcare.

Education: Doctoral degree in Medicine; completion of a residency program in internal medicine and cardiology. They also need a State licensure and cardiologist certification.

Salary: Median salary is $203,576 annually

Job Outlook: 18% growth for all physicians and surgeons from 2012-2022.

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