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General Salary and Benefits

Please Note: Salary and benefits for the Pharmacy Residency Program is independent from this listing.

Salary Information

  • First Year: Salary: $60,537
  • Second Year: Salary: $62,571
  • Third Year: Salary: $64,936
  • Fourth Year: Salary: $67,674
  • Fifth Year: $70,169

Paid Time Off 

20 paid days off with up to 5 conference or exam days.

Personal Holiday

Provides additional time off to those eligible for recognition of personal or religious celebrations or observances. 

Parental Leave

Parental leave provides one week, up to 40 hours of paid time, per rolling twelve month period; eligible after one year of service. 

Food Allowance

Covers Carle cafeteria food and/or meals provided by program during conference and didactics; amount varies by program.

Education Stipend

Covers textbooks, board review materials, electronics (computer/tablet, software) (subject to payroll tax), medical equipment (stethoscope, loupes), step exams, boards (when paid prior to the end of program).

  • Residency PGY 1: $1,000
  • Residency PGY 2+: $1,250
  • Residency Final PGY: $2,000
  • Fellowship: $2,000

Conference Presentation Allowance

Financial assistance for those presenting/speaking at national/regional meetings; distributed at the discretion of the PD.


One membership/dues paid per program (PD discretion).

Lab Coats 

Two coats per year.


  • BLS, ACLS/PALS: Paid
  • NRP: Paid as needed
  • ATLS: Paid as needed
  • Resettlement Allowance

    $1,000 (subject to payroll tax).  

    Health and Dental Plans 

    Residents, fellows and eligible family members qualify for health and dental coverage effective the first day of residency or fellowship. Prescription plan is included with health plan. 

    Life Insurance

    Residents and fellows receive term life of $75,000. Supplemental and dependent life insurance is available for purchase. 

    Voluntary Benefits

    Various voluntary benefits are available for purchase. Some include: critical illness insurance, accident insurance, legal services, and short-term disability. 

    Retirement Benefits

    All residents and fellows are eligible to enroll in and contribute to a 403(b) plan via payroll deduction. 


    Disability provided through contract as a salary guarantee through end of the contract year. 

    Malpractice Insurance

    Provided, includes tail insurance 

    J1 Visa Fees

    J1 Visa holders receive reimbursement for visa fees


    • Clinical Associate position at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine
    • Carle Fitness Center 24-hour access at no cost
    • Free parking provided
    • On-call quarters provided
    • Daycare available on-site at The Caring Place


      Carle Optical: 50%
    • Hospital Cafeteria: 30%
    • Carle Medical Supply: 15%
      The Caring Place Daycare: 10%