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Salaries and Benefits

WCGME is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Resident Salaries


Annual Rate Bi-Weekly Rate* Daily Rate
PGY-1 $55,983.56 $2,147.31 $153.38
PGY-2 $57,188.22 $2,193.52 $156.68
PGY-3 $59,197.42 $2,270.59 $162.18
PGY-4 $61,572.85 $2,361.70 $168.69
PGY-5 $64,117.70 $2,459.31 $175.66


Annual Rate Bi-Weekly Rate* Daily Rate
PGY-1 $55,429.27 $2,126.05 $151.86
PGY-2 $56,622.00 $2,171.08 $155.13
PGY-3 $58,611.31 $2,248.11 $160.58
PGY-4 $60,963.22 $2,338.32 $167.02
PGY-5 $63,482.87 $2,434.96 $173.93

Insurance Benefits

Benefits including health, dental, vision insurance for the resident and the resident's family is provided at a reasonable monthly cost. Benefits also include full payment of premiums for life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment, each equal to $50,000, as well as full payment of premiums for long-term disability. Please explore details below to learn about each area of coverage.

Residents will be provided insurance with limits as required by Kansas law, plus excess coverage provided via the Kansas HealthCare Stabilization Fund.

Health Savings Account/Flex Spending Account

Residents can elect to participate in HSA or FSA plans, including a Dependent Care FSA. 

Leave Benefits

  • Vacation (non-cumulative): 3 weeks (15 weekdays)
  • Bereavement: Paid bereavement leave may be granted with the approval of the program director.
  • Education Leave (non-cumulative): Up to 5 weekdays with approval of program director
  • Military Leave of Absence: A resident will be granted a military leave (leave without pay or vacation may be used) with approval of the program director, for active duty, short-term duty, weekly drills or summer training duty.
  • Sick (cumulative up to a maximum of 30 days): Ten days with pay for absence due to sick leave. Sick leave is defined as absence due to illness or health maintenance needs of the resident or their dependents. The need for additional time off without pay will be considered on an individual basis.

Residents should be aware that whether or not a leave is paid does not determine whether or not a leave will result in the extension of residency training.


Learn about the features of our 403(b) retirement plan (PDF)

Employee Assistance Plan

Our Employee Assistance Plan offers confidential counseling, access to financial specialists and legal assistance. Learn more (PDF). 

Additional Benefits

  • Parking: Free parking provided at all Wichita hospitals.
  • On-call Meals: Meals are provided in hospital cafeterias or coffee shops when on call and required to stay on hospital premises for 24 hours or longer.
  • Registration Fees: ACLS, BLS and/or PALS certification and recertification fees provided at no cost to residents.
  • Postgraduate Permits and Initial DEA Registration: Kansas license (Postgraduate Permit) and initial DEA registration provided at no cost for PGY-1 residents.
  • Educational Allowance (cumulative): WCGME will provide a $1,000 per year professional development allowance.
  • Salary Advance for Moonlighting Insurance: Salary advances are available to purchase malpractice insurance for moonlighting activities that have been approved by the program director.
  • Salary Advance for Relocation Expense: Salary advances of up to $2,000 are available to new residents to assist with relocation/start-up expenses.
KU School of Medicine-Wichita

1010 North Kansas
Wichita, KS 67214-3199