Salaries and Benefits


  • PG 1 - $54,062
  • PG 2 - $56,068
  • PG 3 - $57,878
  • PG 4 - $59,632
  • PG 5 - $61,408
  • PG 6 - $63,523
  • PG 7 - $65,679


  • PG 1 - $54,170
  • PG 2 - $56,180
  • PG 3 - $57,993
  • PG 4 - $59,751
  • PG 5 - $61,530
  • PG 6 - $63,650
  • PG 7 - $65,810
  • PG 8 - $67,835

Sample School of Medicine Contract

Sample WVU Hospitals Residency Agreement


Otolaryngology residents at West Virginia University have numerous opportunities to attend educational meetings and conferences.  Funds are provided for expenses related to attendance of education related events.  A discretionary fund of $1,400 for PG5 residents, $1,300 for PG4 residents, $1,200 for PG3 residents, $800 for PG2 residents, and $500 for PG1 residents, is set up for use by residents to attend conferences and workshops of their choice each year.  In addition, the department funds travel and housing expenses for any resident attendance to conferences where presentations have been accepted. 

Also funded by the department for residents are: Annual In-Service Training Exam, USMLE Step 3 Exam, and WV Medical License Fees,  



  • Parking: Free parking in Areas B1 and E of Ruby Memorial Hospital
  • Health Insurance: Residents/Fellows are eligible to enroll in the state employees health insurance or state managed health care options (HMO’s, etc.) through our Human Resources / Employee Benefits (304-293-4103).
  • Disability Insurance: The opportunity to participate in a group long-term disability coverage is available through TIAA/CREF by contacting the WVU Human Resources / Benefits Office (293-4103).
  • Lab Coats: Lab coats will be provided and laundered for Residents/Fellows training at West Virginia University.
  • Meal Cards: $1,350 annually is provided on a meal card for each resident’s use while on call
  • Call Rooms: Adequate sleeping accommodations will be provided by WVU Hospital.
  • Malpractice Insurance: The West Virginia State Board of Risk and Insurance Management provides professional liability (malpractice) coverage. The Board of Risk is a state agency that self-insures professional liability coverage for all state employees. This occurrence-based coverage provides limits of one million dollars per occurrence. The coverage applies to all acts within the assigned duties and responsibilities of your residency training program; it does not cover you for outside activities such as moonlighting. You are required to provide your own professional liability coverage for activities outside your residency training program. You must report any questionable incidents concerning patient care to your program director and to risk management at the Health Sciences Center. A written report must be completed and sent to Risk Management (PO Box 9032) to be reviewed and forwarded to the Board of Risk as needed. Risk Management can be reached at 293-3584 (Health Sciences) and 598-4070 (WVUH).
  • Sick Leave and Vacation: Residents and fellows accumulate sick leave at a rate of 11.25 hours per month. Vacation is accrued by 15 hours per month. Residents are permitted to use three weeks of combined sick and vacation time each academic year, in addition to a holiday period during the Christmas/New Year’s Holidays.
  • Miscellaneous - As employees of West Virginia University, residents and fellows have multiple benefits. A list of items available to employees includes: