Salary Scale for Academic Year 2018-2019

Salary and Benefits    

PGY 1            $55,511    
PGY 2            $57,352 
PGY 3            $59,604 
PGY 4            $61,957
PGY 5            $64,493


  • Additional stipends: $500/year educational, $5,000/year housing, $600/year licensing.
  • Health, dental, vision insurance for resident and dependents at no cost.
  • Disability and malpractice insurance provided by UCSD.
  • Four (4) weeks of paid vacation each year, with additional paid educational days.
  • Leave for illness, family medical emergencies, maternity/paternity per UCSD Internal Medicine House Staff Manual upon Program Director's approval.
  • Food allowance for meals while on call.
  • White lab coats and laundry services.
  • Access to the library resources of UCSD and the VA Medical Center onsite and via internet from offsite.
  • Access to UCSD recreational facilities including large indoor and outdoor swimming pools and the SDSU/UCSD Mission Bay Aquatic Center.

For More Information

More detailed information regarding leave policy, professional liability insurance, health insurance, living quarters, on-call meals, uniform and uniform laundering, and visa requirements is provided in the UCSD Medical Center Terms and Conditions of Appointment on the Office of Graduate Medical Education web site.