Salaries and Benefits

Salaries, 2023-2024








  • Comprehensive medical and dental plans
  • Vision service plan
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Life insurance (basic and supplemental options)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment (basic and supplemental options)
  • Voluntary short term and long term disability plans
  • Voluntary benefits program
  • Worker’s compensation insurance
  • Professional liability insurance
  • The paid time off (PTO) plan provides the Resident with four (4) weeks paid time off or twenty (20) working days at 100% paid stipend
  • Unpaid leave: Unpaid leaves (i.e., medical, FMLA) are subject to FMLA and/or State of South Carolina laws
  • Lab coats and scrubs
  • On-duty meal allowance
  • Moonlighting is allowed during the PGY-2 and PGY-3 years; requires resident is in good standing with the program and has been granted a full unrestricted license at their own expense. Program Director approval must be obtained in writing prior to any Moonlighting activity. 
  • Six weeks of Medical/Parental/Caregiver leave consistent with ACGME requirements
  • Discounted gym membership at University of South Carolina - Aiken
  • Resident wellness and life/work balance support
  • Discounted housing option provided by University of South Carolina - Aiken

Educational Benefits

  • Memberships (i.e., AAFP, SCAFP, STFM, ACP, SCACP – specialty dependent)
  • Free membership in the South Carolina Medical Association
  • Educational paid time off – five (5) days
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP/ALSO initial certifications and annual re-certifications
  • Full access to Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine online library and resources
  • Annual educational stipend of PGY1 - $1,250, PGY2 - $1,250, PGY3 - $1,500
  • Annual weekend retreat
  • Laptop provided