Female Cardiologists Make Significantly Less Than Male Counterparts

Male cardiologists in the United States generally outnumber female cardiologists, and they also make significantly more per year than their female counterparts, according to the Medical Group Management Association's "Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data."

In some instances, female cardiologists make nearly $150,000 less per year than males within the same specialty. Here are the average annual compensation figures for male and female cardiologists in four different specialties:

Cardiology: Electrophysiology

Male:  $560,066
Female:  $411,893

Cardiology: Invasive

Male:  $473,042
Female:  $324,212

Cardiology: Invasive-Interventional

Male:  $528,680
Female:  $474,877

Cardiology: Noninvasive

Male:  $438,607
Female:  $409,028

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