Salary & Benefits


Level Annual Gross Salary (2017)
PGY-1 61,670
PGY-2 64,221
PGY-3 69,322
PGY-4 71,724



Meal Allowance

$2,900 – in addition to the above amounts

White Coats



House Staff Officers receive four weeks of vacation each year

Malpractice Insurance

Malpractice insurance coverage is provided by the Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) of the City of New York

Education Benefit

CIR provides: $650 Professional Education Plan (PEP) each year
$1,500 Continued Learning Program (every 3 years)
$3,000 QI/PS Quality Improvement Scholarship

Health Coverage

Choice of health plans provided by HHC. Medical Plan, GHI-Comprehensive benefits program of Health Insurance Plan (HIP) or Group Health Incorporated (GHI) plus Blue Cross Hospital Benefits. All Plans include maternity benefits and benefits for dependent children.

Prescription Coverage

CIR provides: $500 yearly for member and $500 yearly for each dependent

Optical Coverage

CIR provides: One free eye exam yearly for each dependent and one free pair of lenses and set of frames yearly for each dependent (up to $225)

Dental Coverage

CIR provides two plans through Guardian: Managed Dental Guard (an in-network plan) and Dental Guard Preferred (an out-of-network plan)

Life Insurance

CIR provides: $150,000 for member -- $20,000 for spouse

Disability Coverage

CIR provides:
Short Term Disability -- up to $875 a month up to 90 days
Long Term Disability -- 70% of annual salary up to $3,500 per month

Other Benefits

CIR provides: OB/GYN, Newborn, Out-Patient Mental Health,
Childcare Reimbursement, Legal Services benefit, Free Rosetta Stone Language benefit, New York Sports Club discount, $550 New Resident Differential bonus plus PEP reimbursement of up to $650 covering mobile devices and educational materials