Transitional Year Residency Salary & Benefits

Salary and Benefits are a crucial part to any Residency Program. We understand that choosing the right residency program is a pivotal step in your medical career, and we are committed to providing you with a rewarding and supportive experience.

At Northside Hospital, we combine competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits to ensure your financial well-being and personal growth throughout your residency.

Join us as we explore the exciting opportunities that await you as an Transitional Year Resident at Northside Hospital.


Academic YearSalary




  • Health Savings Account or Flexible Spending Account
  • Prescription drug plan


  • Comprehensive dental insurance coverage available for all your oral health needs.


  • Explore our vision insurance for clear and healthy eyesight protection.


  • Life insurance equal to one and one-half annual base pay, with option to purchase additional coverage
  • LifeCare Services


  • Long term disability insurance
  • Short term disability insurance


  • Paid/Maintained Professional Liability Insurance

Additional Benefits

  • CME funds $1000 – can be used to pay for Step 3 exam if scheduled after start date
  • USMLE UWorld Step 3 Study Bank/Comlex study guide $500
  • HITT Rotation Books $100 should resident have the elective
  • Medical Association of Georgia membership $75
  • Georgia Composite Medical Board Licensing Fees $150
  • Phone stipend $100 per month
  • 15 days PTO, 5 days PTO for conferences
  • Onsite Outpatient Pharmacy for prescription drugs
  • Lab coats, scrubs, and program logo fleece provided to all residents
  • Laptop/iPad provided for access to medical records, program information and library and educational resources on rotations to each resident to be returned at completion
  • Free onsite parking for all residents
  • Free food provided in Physician’s Lounge 24/7/365 with buffet-style meals for breakfast and lunch during the work week
  • Catered lunches during select didactic sessions