Salary & Benefits


2019-2020 Annual salary (not including the $3500 annual meal stipend) based on PGY level is as follows:

-PGY-1 = $66,247

-PGY-2 = $68,988

-PGY-3 = $74,469

Residents receive benefits from their individual sponsoring institution (Harlem or Metropolitan) as well as from CIR (discussed below).


$3500 per year meal stipend

$650 annual educational fund

Health/Dental/Vision/Malpractice insurance

Additional $200/shift holiday pay (Federal Holidays)

Request 2 personal wellness days per year (does not include requested days off)

403B retirement fund option (with your FICA taxes exempt from your paycheck and contributed to this account for the first 2 years of residency)

$1500 ACEP conference reimbursement for senior residents

Free access to Rosetta Stone

Subsidized parking at Metropolitan Hospital ($90 per month).

Conferences will be reimbursed accordingly, and many everyday expenses (e.g., residency-wide trips) are reimbursed by the hospital.

The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) is a labor union that represents residents in various institutions across the country. This union was influential in aiding the passage of the 405 regulations nationally. Through CIR residents receive many benefits including: a stipend for educational resources (i.e. books, test fees, mobile devices), dental insurance, vision insurance, death and disability insurance, among others. For more details see the benefits page