We understand that having just graduated from medical school, many of our residents are on a tight budget. The Psychiatry Residency Program at Prisma Health Upstate 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)

  • PGY1: $52,998/yr
  • PGY2: $53,914/yr
  • PGY3: $56,160/yr
  • PGY4: $57,886/yr

Vacation/Paid Time Off

  • 13 vacation days per contract year
  • Plus variable PTO for holidays
  • Allowed 12 days of sick leave per contract year

Continuing Medical Education Allowance (In addition to salary)

  • PGY-1: $500 and iPhone
  • PGY-2: $1,000
  • PGY-3: $1,200
  • PGY-4: $1,500

Additional Benefits

  • Free covered parking attached to hospital
  • Meals: $300 monthly allowance
  • Lab coats when you arrive and free laundry service
  • Life Center: Reduced fee for residents, $100 per year
  • License Reimbursement: SC License, State and Federal licenses
  • Medical Memberships: APA (American Psychiatric Association)
  • 24-hour access to resident workroom, medical library with texts, journal and online references including ACP On-Line, Up-To-Date, and Micromedex
  • Financial Plans:
    • Tax-deferred annuities available with employer matching contributions
    • Credit union payroll deduction plan and savings and loan programs for employees and immediate family members
  • Competitive Insurance Plans:
    • 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
    • Supplemental insurance available at a nominal rate