Postgraduate LevelAnnualMonthly
PGY 1$54,000.00$4,500.00
PGY 2$55,215.00$4,601.25
PGY 3$56,871.45$4,739.29

*PGY stipend is based on the lowest PGY level eligible to train in a particular specialty or subspecialty, and not by individual resident/fellow prior post graduate
training experience.

For more information regarding stipends per PGY year and a PDF of this information, please click here


Vacation *

• PGY 1 - 10 Days


• PGY 2 and PGY 3 - 15 Days


• Eight holidays & four holiday bonus days    * In accordance with University policy and/or in compliance with board requirements.

Health Insurance

• UK credit for plan and coverage level chosen (go to for health insurance rates)

Parking Permit

• Employee "E" intermediate parking area

Lab Coats/Scrubs

• Three per year

KY Dental/Medical Licensure

• Dental - Original cost plus yearly renewal


• Medical - Original cost for required license plus yearly renewal

Disability Insurance

• Effective after twelve months of employment

Life Insurance

• One times stipend coverage provided at no cost


• Optional up to five times stipend

Meal Money

• Money added to pay check for most specialties (based upon duty hours)

Individual Pager



• House staff are not eligible for the University's retirement plan (matching contribution); however, may contribute to the voluntary retirement plan

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