Salary and Benefits

Our residents are represented by the SEIU – Service Employees International Union Local 521. Their contract with the county of Monterey is re-negotiated every three years, with resident input. Click here to go to the personnel website for Monterey County to view the contract (MOU, Unit R) for Resident Physicians.

Annual Salaries

Resident Physician I: $65,676
Resident Physician II: $69,852
Resident Physician III: $74,856

Medical Coverage

Currently no out of pocket cost for premiums; in fact, residents are eligible to receive a monthly refund for their health insurance.

Additional Benefit Information

Housing stipend:  $5,000 per year
Educational Stipend: $2,000 per year
Bilingual Pay: $54 per pay period

Multilingual Pay: $50 per pay period in addition to $54 per pay period
Paid Time Off (PTO): 32 days per year (unused days can be sold back at end of year)
Educational leave with pay: R1s – 3 days; R2s and R3s – 5 days
Life Insurance: $20,000
Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
Mileage reimbursement for travel to out of hospital rotation sites
All meals during working hours provided free of charge