We understand that having just graduated from medical school, many of our residents are on a tight budget. The the Neurology Residency Program at Prisma Health offers a competitive salary in an environment with a moderate cost of living. In addition, our program offers several other benefits that help to stretch our trainee’s dollars just a little further.

Salary (2019-2020)

  • PGY-1: $55,671/yr
  • PGY-2: $56,324/yr
  • PGY-3: $58,907/yr
  • PGY-4: $61,122/yr

Vacation/Paid Time Off

  • 20 PTO days per year
  • Additional maternity and paternity leave

Continuing Medical Education Allowance (In Addition to Salary)

  • PGY-1: $500
  • PGY-2: $1,000
  • PGY-3: $1,000
  • PGY-4: $1,500


  • Professional liability insurance provided
  • Health insurance, dental and vision coverage available with no waiting period
  • Group term life, long-term disability, group accident insurance and worker’s compensation provided by Prisma Health
  • Supplemental insurance available at a nominal rate
  • Tax-deferred annuities available with employer matching contributions
  • Prisma Health Credit Union payroll deduction plan and savings and loan programs for employees and immediate family members

Additional Benefits

  • All incoming residents receive an iPhone and case
  • Monthly phone bill is paid by the department
  • Free parking
  • Meals allowance of $300 per month
  • Three new coats when you arrive and free laundry service
  • Discounted memberships at Life Center Health and Conditioning Club
  • License Reimbursement: SC License, State and Federal licenses
  • Paid Memberships
    • AAN (American Academy of Neurology)
    • AMA (American Medical Association)
    • CONTINUUM: Life Long Learning in Neurology
  • 24-hour access to resident workroom, medical library with texts, journal and online references including ACP On-Line, Up-To-Date and Micromedex