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Salary and Benefits

Residents receive an annual stipend that is approved by the SUNY Board of Trustees. Administrative Chief residents are paid an additional $500. There was a significant increase in the annual salary for this academic year that was negotiated by UUP, our collective bargaining union. The contract included ongoing increases over the next 3 academic years. 

The anticipated salary increases for 2024/25 are about 6% above the 2023/24 numbers, and for 2025/26 approximately another 6%, 

Resident Salaries
Resident Salaries by Year (2023/24)
PGY I $61,064
PGY II $65,514
PGY III $68,468
PGY IV $71,194
PGY V $74,405

Residents are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, disability, life and malpractice insurance. The benefit package is also adjusted on an annual basis.