Salaries and Benefits

Annual Salary/Stipend PGY 1-3

Year 1: $56,265

Year 2: $58,153

Year 3: $60,415


The Sierra View Medical Center Internal Medicine Program offers a comprehensive benefits package for residents which includes medical, dental, vision and other benefits.

Medical, Rx, Dental and Vision

Offered at the same rate and coverage as offered to full-time employees (employee pays a portion through bi-weekly payroll deduction).

Retirement Plan

Can participate in 401K

Flexible Spending Accounts

Can participate - This includes healthcare, childcare, etc.

Voluntary Benefits

Offered to residents

Employee Assistance Program


Disability Insurance

Short term – paid by exempt employee (rate depends on age)

Long term – Employer will pay for coverage to amount of annual salary

Life Insurance
  • Plan 1: Enrollment in a health coverage plan provides the option $10,000 in life insurance.
  • Plan 2: Enrollment in a retirement plan provides the option of a double annual salary.

*Cap for both plans is $510k

Vacation and Holidays

15 days of paid vacation and five days of education leave per academic year.

Malpractice Insurance

Paid by SVMC

Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Paid by SVMC

CA Training Fee

Paid by SVMC

On Duty Meals

Meal allowance of $1,000 given annually

Housing Allowance / Relocation Costs

No housing allowance or relocation cost reimbursement. Housing cost for a program mandated away rotation will be provided through program arranged housing.

Education Stipend

Residents receive an allocation of $750.00 per year for conferences, books and other educational materials.

  • 3 lab coats provided
  • Life-Lock Identity Theft Program paid by ER
  • Exempt Employee Discount prices at Sierra View Brew Coffee Corner
  • Resident’s lounge (refrigerator stocked with beverages / snacks for on call / as needed consumption)
  • Rally Website Wellness Program if enrolled in Medical Insurance – up to $20 reimbursement for gym membership if gym is frequented 12 months per year.
  • iPad provided for hospital use to access EMR, UpToDate, virtual library, telehealth visits.

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