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Salary (2019-2020)

PGY-1   -  $55,108
PGY-2   -  $56,861
PGY-3   -  $58,712
PGY-4   -  $61,587

Vacation Time

  • 14 days of paid vacation/year (PGY-2 through PGY-4)
  • Seven days of additional paid vacation to be used during PGY-3 or PGY-4 years
  • Five days off yearly for Christmas or New Year's Day


  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision plan
  • Meeting/Course/Year
  • Free meals on-call and lunch daily
  • Free parking
  • Free lab coats/cleaning
  • Free AV, copying & literature search
  • 401K plan option

Education and Technology

  • $1,900 allotment yearly (in addition to salary) can be used for conference time (CME/travel), books, medical software
  • Five paid days off (in addition to paid vacation) to attend conference of resident choice
  • Free Up-To-Date, MD Consult, and library searches through Atrium Health and the AHEC Library Services
  • Excellent library and librarian support

More information about Atrium Health benefits are available in the 2019-2020 Summary of Benefits for Residents and Fellows.