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Salary & Benefits

Stipends will be reevaluated in the fall of each year and any changes will be made effective October 1 each year. All Residents will be notified if there are changes to the established stipend levels.

Resident stipends (approximate)

  • PG-1 $49,223
  • PG-2 $50,914
  • PG-3 $52,570
  • PG-4 $56,159 (Med/Peds)


  • Step III paid for
  • SC, DEA, DHEC licensure fees
  • Meal money provided for all in-house call
  • Monthly food/beverage/snack stipend provided monthly


  • Meal vouchers provided for food delivery on weekend calls
  • Lunches provided for noon conferences three days a week


  • 3 weeks paid annual leave plus holiday
  • 3 weeks paid sick leave

Texts Provided:

  • Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics
  • Zitelli & Davis' Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis
  • Med-Study Pediatric Core Curriculum Books
  • Harriet Lane Handbook

Other Benefits:

  • Insurance Benefits - Health, Dental, Disability
  • Wellness Center Membership (Fitness/Gym)
  • PALS, NRP, BLS, ACLS training provided
  • Complimentary lab coats, scrubs, and laundry service
  • Membership to AAP, ACP
  • Annual resident retreats
  • South Carolina AAP conference all-expenses paid in PL-2 year
  • Parking paid for by the department
  • Reimbursement for travel if presenting at a conference

GME Institutional Benefits