Residency and Fellowship Salary and Benefits Information

Residency and Fellowship Salary and Benefits Information

PinnacleHealth offers a robust compensation and benefits package for residents and fellows.


Resident and fellow salaries for the 2015-2016 academic year are:

  • First Post Graduate Year: $55,200
  • Second Post Graduate Year: $57,500
  • Third Post Graduate Year: $60,000
  • Fourth Post Graduate Year: $62,600
  • Fifth Post Graduate Year: $65,300
  • Sixth Post Graduate Year: $68,000
  • Seventh Post Graduate Year: $70,900


Residents and fellows receive a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical and dental insurance for resident/fellow and dependents
  • Professional medical malpractice/liability insurance
  • Education/conference allowance
  • 21 days paid time off (20 days for osteopathic programs)
  • Five days medical conference time per year (counts toward 20 days of paid time off for osteopathic programs)
  • In-hospital, on-call quarters
  • On-call meals allowance
  • Lab coats provided
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b) annuity plan
  • Disability insurance
  • Maternity/paternity leave policy
  • Credit union membership
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