Salary and Benefits

  • Salary (2020-2021)

        PGY-1: $55,671/year         PGY-2: $56,907/year         PGY-3: $58,907/year

  • Insurance Coverage:
    • Health insurance, dental & vision coverage (resident only $0 monthly premium)
    • Professional liability insurance (malpractice)
    • Group term life, long-term disability, group accident insurance
    • Supplemental insurance available at nominal rate
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
    • Tax-exempt IRS designation allows Prisma Health – Upstate residents to participate in the PSLF Program
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
    • 20 days per year
  • Education Allocation Funds (In addition to salary)
    • PGY-1: $500         PGY-2: $1,000         PGY-3: $1,500
  • Laptops and iPhones:
    • All incoming residents receive a Laptop and iPhone
  • Parking
    • FREE parking at hospital and clinic
  • Meals:
    • $300 monthly stipend for use at Prisma Health – Upstate cafeterias
  • License Reimbursement / Testing
    • State Limited License/State Controlled Substance/Federal DEA reimbursement at 100%
    • Step 3 reimbursement at 100% for first attempt, must be taken within the first 18 months of residency
  • Lab Coats
    • Three coats + FREE laundry service
  • Paid Memberships
    • AAFP (American Academy of Family Medicine)
  • Medical Library
    • Including Journals, Online Resources, ACP On-Line, Up-To-Date, and Micromedex
  • Maternity Leave
    • Paid Maternity leave, length of leave varies by board requirements