Pediatric Primary Care Residency Salary & Benefits

Stipends will be reevaluated in the fall of each year, and any changes will be made effective October 1 each year. All Residents will be notified, if there are changes to the established stipend levels.

Resident stipends (approximate):

  • PL1 = $56,751
  • PL2 = $58,747
  • PL3 = $60,660

Departmental Benefits: 

  • MUSC provided iPhone during residency
  • Parking paid for
  • Wellness Center Membership (fitness/gym)
  • Reimbursement for approved travel when presenting at a conference
  • Step III reimbursed, when taken prior to February 28thof PL1 year
  • SC, DEA, DHEC licensure fees paid
  • PALS, NRP, BLS, training
  • Lab coats and scrubs
  • Membership to AAP and AMA
  • Annual resident retreats
  • SC AAP Conference - PCP residents attend each year
  • Resident Wellness Activities
  • Insurance Benefits – Health, Dental, Disability
  • 24/7 EAP services 


  • Monthly meal card allowance
  • Meal card supplement provided for all in-house night and weekend calls
  • Lunches provided for Pediatric Academic Half Day and other educational conferences throughout the year


  • 3 weeks paid annual leave plus a holiday
  • 3 weeks paid sick leave available
  • Maternity/Paternity/Medical Leave available

Texts and Online Resources:

  • Med-Study Pediatric Core Curriculum Books for Pediatric Board Study
  • Med-Study Pediatric Q&A bank
  • Harriet Lane Handbook
  • MUSC Library, MUSC Library Books Online, and Clinical Resources (ie. PubMed, UptoDate etc.)
  • Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (online)
  • Zitelli & Davis’ Atlas of Pediatrics Physical Diagnosis (online)
  • Pedialink and AAP Red Book and other online resources
  • Access to Rosetta Stone (Spanish)  


GME Institutional Benefits