Salary and Benefits

Salaries for residents training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) are revised periodically and are competitive with similar northeast programs.

Salaries for the year 2019–2020 are:

Resident Level Salary
1 $73,489
2 $77,048
3 $83,363
4 $85,706


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital provides graduate staff (residents and fellows) and their enrolled eligible dependents with:

  • Hospital and medical insurance benefits, vision, and dental plans
  • Long-term disability and professional liability insurance
  • Basic life insurance of $100,000

Additional options include spending accounts, legal and financial services, and a tax-sheltered annuity plan (408B). Dependent spending accounts and financial planning are also available. Detailed information on all benefits is available through the NYPH Graduate Medical Education Office at 212-305-6081.

    Vacation time

    Residents are given four weeks of paid vacation, taken in two-week blocks as a first-year resident, with the option of taking a combination of one-week blocks up to a single four-week block in subsequent years.