Salary and Benefits

2014-2015 Resident Compensation Rates for ACGME-Accredited Programs

PGY Level Base Annual with Disability
Life Benefits *
Monthly *
PGY 1 $48,600.00 $49,200.00 $4,100.00
PGY 2 $50,400.00 $51,000.00 $4,250.00
PGY 3 $52,000.00 $52,600.00 $4,383.33
PGY 4 $54,000.00 $54,600.00 $4,550.00
PGY 5 $55,600.00 $56,200.00 $4,683.33
PGY 6 $57,400.00 $58,000.00 $4,833.33
PGY 7 $60,700.00 $61,300.00 $5,108.33

*In addition to the base salary, those residents participating in the disability and group life insurance programs provided through GME currently receive an additional $600 per year for disability and life insurance benefits as shown above in Column 3.

For more resident salary information, please see GME Policy #210.

Fringe benefits include:


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Contact Us

Division of Hematology & Oncology

Site contact:
Janet Herriman
Residency Coordinator
100 Humphreys Blvd.
Memphis TN 38120
Phone: 901-448-1393