University of Nebraska Medical Center

House Officer Resources

Residents with work a mannequin in a clinical setting

Paid vacation and professional leave, health insurance and on-call meal allowances are just a few of the benefits residents receive in addition to their yearly salary, which increases each year.

House Officer Benefits 2023-2024

  • Twenty working days paid vacation.
  • Professional leave with pay for approved meetings.
  • Sick leave – six months accrual after two years of employment.
  • Paid leave available for parental, medical and caregiver leave.
  • Comprehensive group health coverage.
  • Low-rate, automatic-eligibility disability coverage available.
  • Lab coats provided by the university expense and laundered throughout training.
  • $300/house officer appropriation to department for house officer education.
  • Travel money for residents investigating practice locations in Nebraska.
  • Reimbursement for travel to and from required training sites more than 75 miles from the Medical Center.
  • Preferential eligibility for parking.
  • Meal allowance while on call at the Nebraska Medical Center at the discretion of the program.
  • $10.00 meal card per day provided by the Nebraska Medical Center.
  • Liability coverage for moonlighting with advance approval from Program Director and Office of Graduate Medical Education.
  • Tuition credit of 15 credit hours/year for employee and immediate family to UNO, UNL, UNK and UNMC
  • Free workout options: Clarkson Wellness Center, Lied Exercise Room and Bellevue Medical Center (excludes Student Life Center)
  • Full-time House Officer Assistance Program (contact Susan Smith, RN, BS, CEAP).
  • House Officer Wellness Lounge with complimentary food on weekends (Room 3442 of University Tower).

House Officer Salaries 2023-2024

Position Annual Salary
House Officer I $63,198
House Officer II $65,538
House Officer III $68,208
House Officer IV $70,640
House Officer V $73,112
House Officer VI $75,473
House Officer VII $79,286
House Officer VIII $83,252


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