Salary & Benefits

University of Utah Paid Benefits

The following stipend schedule has been approved for the house staff year 2019–2020:

Level of Training Stipend
PGY-1 $59,572
PGY-2 $61,771
PGY-3 $64,095
PGY-4 $66,953
PGY-5 $69,353
PGY-6 $73,297
PGY-7 $75,326
PGY-8 $79,621

Additional benefits include the following:

  • Three weeks (15 working days) of vacation; pathology residents may carry over up to five days to the following year.
  • Choice of health insurance plans, including hospitalization coverage; premium costs are shared between the hospital and the house officer for health coverage for the house officer and family.
  • Group dental insurance for house officer and family at a nominal charge per month
  • Group term life insurance up to the salary amount but not to exceed $25,000 at no charge ; additional life insurance may be purchased by the house officer.
  • Disability insurance for specialty-specific occupation with benefit equal to approximately 66.6 percent of monthly earnings up to $3,000/month (less benefits from other sources) and built-in cost-of-living rider; basic policy paid by the hospital. Additional individual coverage may be purchased by the house officer.
  • Malpractice insurance is provided by the hospital for professional activities that are an approved part of the training program.
  • Other benefits, such as reduced tuition, a generous book and travel fund, bookstore discount, and others as offered to all university employees.

Contact Us

Kristi J. Smock, MD
Director of Residency Training

Kimi Crist
Residency Coordinator