Salary and Benefits - Residency Programs

Salary and Benefits - Residency Programs

Residents and fellows at Penn State Children’s Hospital receive a competitive benefits package that includes a stipend, health insurance, and vacation time.

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Position Stipends
R1 $55,000
R2 $56,500
R3 $58,000
R4 $61,000
R5 $63,000
R6 $64,000
R7 $65,500

Paychecks are issued on a bi-weekly basis. Direct deposit is required.

Other benefits

Your benefits package will include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Group term life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment
  • Travel assistance and business travel accident insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Tuition
  • Employee assistance program

Employee discounts

We’ve partnered with Abenity to offer you local and national discounts.

Learn more about fellow and resident benefits and policies.

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