Salary and Benefits

2021-2022 Resident Compensation Rates for ACGME-Accredited Programs

PGY level Base annual monthly base annual + life and disability*
PGY-1 54,996 4,638 55,656
PGY-2 57,000 4,805 57,660
PGY-3 59, 004 4,972 59,664

*In addition to the base salary, those residents participating in the individual disability and group life insurance programs provided through GME currently receive an additional $660 per year for disability and life insurance benefits as shown above in Column 3. Residents not participating do not receive this stipend.

For more resident salary information, please see GME Policy #210.


The educational stipend for categorical residents is $3,000. A variety of educational materials are covered, per the Reimbursement Guidelines for UTGME Support Dollars.

PGY 1 - $1,000
PGY 2 - $1,000
PGY 3 - $1,000


Health insurance is required and administrated by CIGNA Healthcare.  Residents pay 20% of the premium for the health coverage selected. Life and Disability Insurance plans are also offered.  More details on these policies can be found here.

GME Policies and Procedures

Additional resources are available for disability, leave, malpractice insurance, etc.  You can find details here.

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