Salary & Benefits

House Officer Salaries, Benefits, and Vacation

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, Office of Graduate Medical Education, Department of Surgery, and Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery strive to maintain the highlest level of resident support and wellness. As described below, these are details of some, of the many benefits offered to residents and fellows that often exceeds most comparable benefits provided at programs nationally. 

2023 - 2024 Academic Year
House Officer Salaries

Level PGY-Level Annual Monthly
HO I PGY-1 $63,198 $5,266.50
HO II PGY-2   $0 (0 FTE)
HO II PGY-3 $32,769 $2,730.75(.5 FTE)
HO III PGY-4 $68,208 $5,684.00
HO IV PGY-5 $70,640 $5,886.66
HO V PGY-6 $73,113 $6,092.75

During year two (2) the resident is enrolled full-time as a medical student of the UNMC College of Medicine. The residents are not paid a resident's salary and are not provided any University paid health care benefits. However, they have full-enrollment in the COM health care benefits plan which is equally comparable. Information on tuition and fees of the College of Medicine. During year three (3), the residents receive a half-salary and are provided health care benefits at a 50% prorated allowance or can continue with full-enrollment COM health care benefits. Residents are responsible for tuition and fees to the College of Medicine during year two and three. 

In addition to standard house officer benefits, the UNMC Department of Surgery and Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery generously provide support for travel and presentation of scientific papers at various meetings in the United States. 

The office of Graduate Medical Education (GME), Department of Surgery and Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provide the following benefits: 

Vacation and Leave

Insurance Available