Benefits and Salary

UTMB Resident/Fellow Staff salaries effective July 1, 2024:

UTMB Resident/Fellow StaffAnnual Salary

Medical Plan:
UTMB has competitive plans and currently offers coverage through BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD. The cost of this PPO plan is covered by UTMB for both residents and their families.

Dental Plan:
Two plans are currently offered. UTMB covers cost of resident premiums and family members can be added on with a small monthly fee.

Vision Plan:
Superior Vision Plan or Superior Vision Plus is offered for a small monthly fee for residents and family members.

Life Insurance: 
Basic Life Insurance is offered at no cost to the residents who participate in one of the UT medical plans. Increased coverage is available for a small monthly fee.

Long- and short-term disability insurance is offered at a small monthly fee.

Retirement Plans:
Competitive plans offered from a variety of companies to help jump start your savings for the future. Employee contribution is 6.65% of salary, with a state matching of 8.5% of salary after having met a 1 year and 1-day vesting period. Additional retirement plans are also offered with near 100% matching, but 5-year vesting period.

Paid Time Off (PTO)/FMLA:
On average, residents get about 35 days of paid time off a year, offering ample time off for vacation, illness, or family emergencies. Our residency offers a uniquely flexible vacation schedule. Residents are encouraged to take 5 continuous days off in the first 6 months of training and then another 5 days off in the last 6 months. Additional days of leave can be spread out as desired to create anything from long weekends to extended international trips back home depending on the circumstance.  In addition to the institutional PTO, residents are allocated by ACGME an additional 6 weeks of leave to be used as needed for FMLA (including maternity and paternity leave).

Resident Development Fund:
All residents received $1000.00 yearly fund toward their own professional development.  Funds may be spent on board review material, journals/textbooks, medical equipment and/or conference travel.

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