Cardiology jobs in San Jose most often include as a stipulation Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date California state physician license. Doing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in California is often helpful because it implies the physician is familiar with CA licensure requirements.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including San Jose, CA, average around $380,684. In contrast the country's average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in San Jose pay approximately 95.6% of the national mean.
Thanks to specific insurance and liability laws of California, care should be taken to address topics like insurance premiums.
More generally, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is unknown.