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Compensation & Benefits

Residents receive 21 days of annual leave per year through institutional guidelines. They also receive 21 days of sick leave per year. The Chief Resident and Program Director arranges a schedule which covers residents who are on vacation, who are ill, or who are on a leave of absence.


  • PGY 1
    • Salary: $52,778
    • Vacation, Sick: 3 weeks of each
  • PGY 2
    • Salary: $54,463
    • Vacation, Sick: 3 weeks
  • PGY 3
    • Salary: $56,164
    • Vacation, Sick: 3 weeks
  • PGY 4
    • Salary: $58,708
    • Vacation, Sick: 3 weeks


  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Maternity Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Professional Leave of Absence
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Meal Card Program and Weekend Vouchers
  • New lab coat each year
  • Quality Improvement Incentives
  • 1 conference Chief year with all expenses paid or 1 conference to attend if interested in fellowship (i.e. SMFM, ASRM)
  • Wellness Center membership (Spouses receive discount)

For a complete list of benefits including health and dental, please review the MUSC GME Resident Handbook

Stacey Livingston