Contract and Compensation

2020-2021 Contract 


  • Contract Signature page – Available to sign in person during orientation. 
  • Annual salary for PGY-1: $59,063

Income Statistics (from 2019)

Statistics from a current intern who is single:

  • Gross pay: $57,622 - Estimated pay every 2 weeks: $2,216 
  • Net pay after taxes and deductions: $1,545.56
  • Taxes average – Federal, State, City, Social Security, Medicare = $528.57
  • Deductions for Medical Insurance: $41.76, Long Term Disability: $3.54, Optional Dental: $4.57, Optional Vision: $3.58

Statistics from a current intern who is married: 

  • Gross pay: $57,622-  Estimated pay every 2 weeks: $2,216.23  
  • Net pay after taxes and deductions: $1511.55 
  • Taxes average – Federal, State, City, Social Security, Medicare = $404.92
  • Deductions for Medical Insurance: $183.46, Long Term Disability: $3.54, Optional Dental: $16.94, Optional Vision: $7.17 

More compensation and tax information:

  1. Any tuition paid in 2020 is a tax write off. This includes your second semester tuition payment.
  2. Any payments made on student loan interest is a tax write off. This includes payments made under the Adjusted Income Payment plan.
  3. A single resident with no other capital gains can pay close to 0% federal taxes, assuming that they have no other capital gains (stocks, etc.)...
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