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Salary & Benefits

Paid Vacation 15 weekdays paid vacation
  • Malpractice: Provided by the State of West Virginia's "Comprehensive Liability Insurance Policy"
  • Group Term Life :  One and one-quarter percent ( 1 1/4 % )of annualized stipend with a minimum of $50,000 plus a $10,000 basic life insurance policy for a total of at least $60,000. Additional life insurance can also be purchased.
  • Health: Variety of plans/costs ranging from $76/month to $524/month depending upon coverage and tobacco use status
  • Flexible Benefits: Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Dependent Care and a Medical Flexible Spending Account.  All are pre-tax dollars.
  • Social Security : Employee and Employer pay social security taxes. International medical graduates who provide a copy of his/her J-1 Visa to administration will be exempt from social security taxes
  • Workers' Compensation: Coverage is provided.
  • Disability Insurance: Provided to resident at no charge.
Sick Leave Residents accrue 15 days of sick leave annually.
Parking Free
Book Fund $1,000 annually



F-1: $55,000 
F-2: $56,000
F-3: $57,000
F-4: $58,000

Other Benefits
  • Marshall Rec Center membership with optional discounted rate for spouse.
  • Discounted laundry rate at White Way Cleaners ($8 per white lab coat).
  • YMCA 25% off membership fees.
  • Orange Theory Fitness Discounted rates.