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Stipends and Benefits


The Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) unanimously approved the following stipend levels for fiscal year 2020. These levels will be effective for all trainees in residency/fellowship programs based at:

  • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Hamot
  • UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
  • UPMC Mercy
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Level Annual Gross Salary
PGY 1 $58,556.16
PGY 2 $60,259.27
PGY 3 $61,441.54
PGY 4 $64,478.08
PGY 5 $68,044.49
PGY 6 $69,501.29
PGY 7 $71,833.42

The following salaries will be effective for Family Medicine residents at:

  • UPMC Altoona
  • UPMC McKeesport
  • UPMC Shadyside
  • UPMC St. Margaret
  • UPMC Susquehanna

The rates will also be effective for Internal Medicine residents at UPMC McKeesport and residents based at UPMC Horizon.

Level Annual Gross Salary
PGY 1 $59,911.33
PGY 2 $63,216.78
PGY 3 $65,782.86
PGY 4 $68,196.71
PGY 5 $70,262.62


View a summa​ry of benefits available to trainees at UPMC (PDF).​​​​​​​

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