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Salary Information

2017-2018 Salary

There are 26 pay periods per year.

Year Salary
PGY 1 $47,720
PGY 2 $49,686
PGY 3 $52,307
PGY 4 $54,928
PGY 5 $57,112
PGY 6 $59,514

Health Insurance
As a Samaritan Health Services employee, residents are eligible to participate in the benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability). Coverage will begin on the first day of the month following employment. Learn more about the health insurance offered to our employees.

Leave Time
Residents receive 20 days of paid leave each academic year. Leave time can be taken in increments of one to five days. No more than five days can be taken from a rotation. It is highly recommended that five days be set aside for CME activities and specialty college meetings.

The Office of Medical Education will reimburse residents for the cost of a limited license obtained from the Oregon Medical Board of Examiners.

Malpractice Insurance
Samaritan provides, at no cost to the residents, the required professional liability insurance while participating in the program. The professional liability insurance provided does not cover activities outside the program, such as moonlighting.

CME Allowance
The cost associated with COMLEX or USMLE Step 3 will be covered by the Office of Medical Education, in addition PGY-1 residents will receive $500 for continuing medical education purposes. All other levels of training will receive $1,000 per academic year for continuing medical education. This includes, but is not limited to, books, applications, simulation models and other clinical tools. The CME allowance may be utilized to purchase a tablet once per residency, all purchases over $500 must be approved by the applicable program director.

AOA & Specialty College Membership
Residents are required to remain active members of the American Osteopathic Association and their specialty college. Costs associated with membership dues will be paid by the Office of Medical Education.