Compensation, Contracts & Benefits
Graduate Medical Education
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|Cost of Living Comparison||San Antonio||Austin||Dallas||Houston|
|Cost of living index**||89.7||119.3||101.6||96.5|
*Salary required to maintain an equivalent standard of living
**100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
Medical Benefits begin on the first day of employment and all other benefits begin on the contract start date.
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|Post Level||2020-2021 Annual Salary||2021-2022 Annual Salary||Orientation Pay (Contingent)|
Compensation and Benefits
- Resident Benefits and Compensation
- 2021-2022 GME - Funded Resident Contract (Pgy 1)
- University Health System Child Care Options
PGY-1 year - 15 days paid leave; cannot be carried over. There are no exceptions to this rule.
PGY-2 year and above - 15 days paid leave; cannot be carried over except as determined by program and Professional Staff Services.
All years - 10 working days paid leave per year; cannot be carried over except as determined by program and Professional Staff Services.
Family and Medical Leave
All years - residents are eligible for up to twelve weeks unpaid leave for birth or adoption of a child or care of a seriously ill family member's personal serious health condition. If paid leave is available, it will run concurrently with FMLA.
The FMLA provides leave to care for a new-born child or a child placed in the employee’s home for adoption or foster care; to care for an employee’s parent, spouse, son or daughter with a personal serious health condition; or for a serious personal health condition which prevents the employee from performing his or her job
For more information, see the GME Policy on Family and Medical Leave.
- Major Medical Insurance: shared cost
- Major Medical Insurance for Dependents: shared cost
- Group Life Insurance: paid by the institution
- Dependent Term Life Insurance: participant paid
- Dental Insurance: participant paid
- Disability Insurance: paid by the institution
- Flex Accounts - Hlth & Dep: participant paid
- 457 Deferred Comp Plan: participant paid
- Professional Medical Liability Benefit Plan Handbook
Children's Health Services
For all residents with children, please view the locations for pediatric clinics in San Antonio.
Counseling and Psychological Support Services Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
For more information on employee assistance programs regarding psychological support and counseling, please view the flyer.