Resident Salary and Benefits

  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year
Salary $43,725 $45,153 $46,578
Major Medical Premiums* 3596 3596 3596
Dental Insurance Premiums 294 294 294
Visual 58 58 58
Life Insurance Premiums** 65 65 65
Long-Term Disability 130 130 130
Book Allowance 150 150 150
CME ++ 0 1000 1000
Total $48,018 $50,446 $51,871

*For both resident and family, Texas Tech pays an annual major medical insurance premium of $9,768
**Amount of term life insurance; resident - $100,000; spouse - $10,000; each child - $5,000.

Additional Benefits

  • Professional liability insurance
  • CME time and allowance for second and third years to attend conferences
  • Discounted in-patient and out-patient health care services
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance
  • Dues for Texas Medical Association and El Paso County Medical Society
  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians membership dues
  • Meals at University Medical Center of El Paso if medical records are up-to-date
  • Salary conversion plan allows for tax-deferred annuities payments through payroll deductions
  • Lab coats with laundry service
  • Vacation: 1st Year - 2 weeks, 2nd Year - 3 weeks, 3rd Year - 3 weeks