Residency Benefits

Please find information below about benefits available to residents in our program. We offer competitive salaries, allowances for educational conferences and the ability to design an individually-tailored benefits package.

First Year

Salary: $57,031 

Second Year

Salary: $58,171

Third Year

Salary: $59,334

Chief Resident

Salary: $61,834 

*With flexible benefits, residents can design a financial benefit package that fits their individual needs. Funds provided are to be used to help cover items such as books, personal equipment, memberships, exam fees, dues, health club memberships, dues, hand other miscellaneous benefits. 


First-, Second- and Third-Year residents: 20 working days

Educational Conferences

First Year: $100 allowance
Second Year: $1,800 allowance
Third Year: $1,800 allowance

15 Working days are permitted over a three-year period of time for educational conferences. In addition, residents are sponsored at several national and regional conferences.


A meal ticket is provided for in-house call nights and extended shifts.


Liability/Malpractice insurance – provided at no cost.

Health and Prescription – The program offers several options for medical insurance under the hospital’s flexible benefits program. St. Luke’s promotes a smoke-free environment for all new employees and requires a flu shot annually.

Additional Benefits:

Dental, Disability and Vision Coverage – The Program offers several options under the hospital’s flexible benefits program.

Life – A base plan is provided at no cost. Additional benefits may be purchased up to two times salary.

Moving Expenses

In accordance with hospital policy, an allowance up to $1,000 is available for relocations within the continental United States.

Miscellaneous Benefits

In addition, our residents also receive the following benefits:

  • Cash Balance Retirement, 401(k) and 403(b) plans
  • Ohio State Licensure
  • Federal Credentialing Verification Services Fees
  • Uniforms and uniform laundry
  • Free parking
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, and ALSO training
  • EAP on-site
  • Free use of on-site fitness center