Cardiology jobs in Birmingham most often list as a stipulation Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an active Alabama license to practice medicine. Doing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Alabama is advantageous because it suggests the physician is cognizant of AL licensure requirements.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Birmingham, AL, run around $424,379. By comparison the country's average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Birmingham pay around 106.6% of the national norm.
Because of unique insurance and statutes of Alabama, care should be taken to address concerns like state tort reform proposals.
Equally important, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on patient loads for Cardiology practices is unknown.