University of Nebraska Medical Center

Salary and Benefits

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 2022-2023

  • Twenty working days paid vacation.
  • Professional leave with pay for approved meetings.
  • Sick leave – six months accrual after two years of employment.
  • Paid parental, medical or caregiver leave.
  • Comprehensive group health coverage.
  • Low-rate automatic eligibility disability coverage available.
  • Lab coats provided at university expense at the beginning of residency.
  • Laundering of lab coats provided.
  • $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.
  • $8.00 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 2510 in Medical Science Building).

House Officer Salaries 2022-2023

Position Annual Salary
House Officer I $61,358
House Officer II $63,629
House Officer III $66,222
House Officer IV $68,583
House Officer V $70,984
House Officer VI $73,275
House Officer VII $76,977
House Officer VIII $80,827