Salary and Benefits

Compensation

Resident Pay ranges

Each year, Ascension evaluates our pay ranges by comparing against local and national data for each position. The following is for Academic Year 2025
(July 2024- June 2025):

  • PGY1: $68,49
  • PGY2: $70,134
  • PGY3: $73,112

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Stipend

Annual stipend of $1,500. Reimbursable expenses should be verified in advance by the Program Coordinator and or the Program Director. Full policy and eligible/ineligible expenses will be reviewed during Orientation.

Time Off

Residents are awarded 120 hours of Front-loaded time off (FLTO) annually and is used for Paid Time Off for vacation/CME and for any sick/urgent time away. PGY2/3 receive an additional 40 hours of PTO for Board Examination, Interviews and Conferences for Scholarly presentations.

Paid Holidays

Ascension recognizes eight paid holidays a year. Holiday hours are not accrued or counted in your time off hours, but are deposited on the date the holiday is observed. Holidays are not guaranteed time off if the rotation includes call coverage over a holiday. The resident will be able to bank the time for a later date.

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Additional benefits paid by Ascension

  • Malpractice including “tail” coverage
  • Long Term Disability **
  • Short Term Disability **
  • Basic Term Life (1x salary)
  • **Optional “buy up” to higher percent of income replacement
  • A laptop is provided to each resident for professional use for the term of the residency

Benefits residents and hospital share cost

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • TSA Savings (403b) and Retirement Plan
  • Comprehensive Legal Plan
  • Ascension Associate Discount Program
  • Optional Pet Insurance

Additional Benefits

  • Funding for international missions sponsored by Ascension
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee and food provided in lounges, primary clinic and hospitals
  • Full service IRB with research support
  • Exercise room and outside walking/training track available at primary clinic