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 $57,000
R2 $59,000
R3 $60,500
R4 $63,000
R5 $65,500
R6 $67,000
R7 $68,000

Paychecks are issued on a biweekly basis. Direct deposit is required.

Current residents and fellows can find information about viewing direct-deposit paystubs on the Payroll website (internal users only; login 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

Penn State Health has partnered with Abenity to offer not only local discounts but also national offers and discounts as well. Through the Abenity discount portal, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center employees can access a comprehensive group of local and national discounts and offers for hotels, restaurants, movie theaters, spas, theme parks and more as well as concierge services.

Current residents and fellows can register or login here.