Resident Salary and Benefits



Health and Dental Insurance

Residents are eligible for enrollment in group health insurance. Coverage starts after the first of July.

Life Insurance

The hospital provides term life insurance at one times the annual salary at no cost to the resident.

Earned Time Off

A total of 15 days of paid time off (Earned Time Off or ETO) are provided. These days are used for holidays, vacation days, and the first three days of any extended episode of illness. Hours will accumulate in the extended illness bank beginning on the first day of employment.

Authorized Absence

Up to five days will be allowed to travel for job interviews. This absence must be approved by the rotation preceptor.


The six annual holidays are Christmas, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving. The resident will be scheduled to work only one holiday.

Support Services

Residents have office space, copying privileges, access to personal computers and free parking. Residents are also provided access to various drug information resources.


Residents must be licensed with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy by October 31.