Cardiology position with guaranteed salary of $600,000 located 2 hours from St. Louis

Physician: Cardiology: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10446
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Cardiology: General Cardiology: Non-Invasive

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC General Cardiologist to join 3 General Cardiologists, 3 Interventional Cardiologists, 1 EP and 1 CT Surgeon.
  • Stress tests and echoes are done in the PACS system Scimage via templates with prepopulated numbers (m-mode/2D)

  • Heart caths can be done in the hemodynamic system Philips/Witt system by templates or Dragon dictation

  • EKGs are done in Philips Tracemaster Vue  

  • All studies can be interpreted remotely from home except nuclear med imaging which can be done in the non-invasive cardiology department of the hospital or from the physician office. 


Compensation Details

  • Cardiology position with guaranteed compensation of $550,000 to $600,000 located 2 hours from St. Louis
  • $50,000 Signing Bonus
  • Total Cash compensation $630,000 annually.
  • wRVU Bonus
  • 31 Days PTO
  • 5 Days CME (Max is 10 days)
  • $5,000 CME Stipend for first and $2,500 for the next
  • Paid Malpractice
  • Health/ Dental/ Vision Insurance
  • 403B w/ matching up to 6% of employee investment
  • Moving Reimbursement (Up to $15,000)

Community Details

  • Hannibal is located on the Mississippi River 1.5 hours north of St. Louis, Missouri. 
  • Physicians are highly respected in this family-focused community which offers strong school systems including a community college and a four year university. 
  • There are numerous sports leagues, an active arts council and enjoyable community events throughout the year.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Vascular Surgery Salaries In St. Louis, MO. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  5 beds 4 baths 4,563 sqft  Own a remarkable piece of Hannibal's history. You will not believe your eyes. This stunning home boasts three levels of incredible character & elegance. From the rich hardwood floors to the unique style of the french doors. This home can be yours for $254,900

The Community.  Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Interstate 72 and U.S. Routes 24, 36, and 61 intersect in the city, which is located along the Mississippi River approximately 100 miles northwest of St. Louis. 

About Employer. This Employer Is Committed To Its Doctors And The Entire Employee Staff And Enjoys Long Term Retention Of Its Key Physician Personnel Due To Exceptional Compensation And Quality Of Life Provided By The Community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 104 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 213 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 236 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 295 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 305 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 97 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 176 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 249 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 255 miles to Madison, WI
  • 266 miles to Omaha, NE

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 28 miles: Quincy, IL (UIN / KUIN) Quincy Regional Airport
  • 89 miles: Kirksville, MO (IRK / KIRK) Kirksville Regional Airport
  • 101 miles: Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL) Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
  • 103 miles: Springfield, IL (SPI / KSPI) Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $124,059
  • City Cost of Living Index - 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.9

Colleges and Universities:

  • Moberly Area Community College (about 61 miles; Moberly, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,977)
  • Western Illinois University (about 65 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Truman State University (about 73 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Columbia College (about 73 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 74 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • St Charles Community College (about 77 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)



  • White alone 87.1%
  • Black alone 26.9%
  • Hispanic 2.1%
  • Two or more races 1.7%
  • Asian 1.5%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.23%
  • County Tax Rate - 3.58%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.91%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)


  • Hannibal Parks & Recreation
  • City of Hannibal Parks & Recreation Dept
  • Riverview Park
  • Huckleberry Park
  • Clemens Field

Arts & Culture:

  • Hannibal's Arts & Culture Industry Impact
  • Rockcliffe Mansion
  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home And Museum
  • Mississippi River Gallery Fine Art & Framing

Sports for the Spectator:

  • St. Louis Cardinals baseball
  • St. Louis Blues ice hockey
  • St. Louis Stampede football

Sports for the Participant:

  • Hannibal Pirates Athletics & Activities
  • Golfing
  • Boating
  • Little league
  • YMCA of Hannibal


  • Antiques
  • Art Galleries & Studios
  • Specialty Shops

Top Five things to do:

  1. Rockcliffe Mansion
  2. Big River Train Town
  3. Molly Brown Museum and Home
  4. Mark Twain Cave
  5. Mississippi Mind Trap - room escape games