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Salary and Benefits

Academic year salaries, 2022-2023

  • First-year pediatric resident: $64,362
  • Second-year pediatric resident: $66,495
  • Third-year pediatric resident: $69,107


  • Four weeks paid vacation each year
  • Institution-paid health, dental and vision insurance for residents and eligible dependents
  • Long-term disability and life insurance for residents
  • Professional liability insurance
  • DEA licensure fee exemption
  • Educational/conference stipend of $1500 each year
  • Professional license/exam expenses covered for PTL, renewal, regular and USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX 3 for one attempt
  • Housing stipend of $7000 each year, if qualified
  • AAP general and chapter membership, along with associated benefits
  • Pager, white coat with laundry service, residency-related outerwear
  • Access to online full-text articles and journals
  • Training for neonatal resuscitation and PALS certifications
  • Scheduled social events, including annual house staff banquet
  • Annual resident retreats
  • One week unpaid vacation between PGY-1 and PGY-2 year