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Salary and Benefits


Annual Salary

Academic Year 2023-2024
PGY1 $57,863
PGY2 $60,499
PGY3 $63,341

** There is no state income tax in Nevada **

Health Insurance

Dignity Health offers medical plans with little or no cost options. 

Dental Insurance
Dignity Health offers dental plans with little or no cost options.

Vision Insurance
Dignity Health offers vision plans with little or no cost options.

Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Dignity Health provides life/accidental death and dismemberment insurance for residents and pays the premium for 1x annual salary for life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance for residents. Additional coverage levels are available with some cost to the resident.

Disability Insurance
Dignity Health provides long-term disability insurance and will pay for the 60% of Base Pay option.

403b Plan (optional)
The 403b Plan enables you to set aside income before it's taxed and to defer taxes on the investment earnings. 403b contributions can be invested in Fidelity. After one year of service in which you have worked 1,000 hours, you are eligible for matching funds of $.5 for each $1 you contribute. You are 100% vested in matching contributions after 5 years of service during which you have worked 1,000 hours each year.

Spousal & Dependent Life Insurance
Residents have the option to enroll at their own expense.

Liability Insurance
Professional liability insurance is provided by Dignity Health to cover residents performing duties within the course and scope of their appointments.

Vacation & Holiday Leave
Vacation leave is provided. Full-time residents receive 15 days of vacation per calendar year.

Sick Leave
Per ABFM policy, resident has 6 days of sick leave (for a combined total of 21 days of leave in a year).  Per ABFM policy, the resident can take FMLA for an extended illness. (For more information visit

Education Leave
Five days of education leave could be used each year for continuing medical education.

Additional Benefits:

  • Resident Educational Retreats
  • Up-to-Date provided in hospital and from remote access
  • Access to Dignity Health online medical resources, including MD Consult, New England Journal of Medicine, etc.
  • Free parking
  • Access to Physician Lounge
  • White coats (2) 
  • Two sets of scrubs, annually
  • Medical Education Expense Reimbursement ($1,200) in PGY2 and PGY3
  • Paid Specialty society annual fees
  • Internet access on campus
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Call rooms
  • USMLE/COMLEX 3 paid for during PGY1 year