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Salary, benefits & employment information

Find employment information, salaries and other benefits you’ll receive as a Geisinger resident or fellow.

Salaries and benefits may vary for certain programs. Check the program pages for specific employment information.

GME Programs


  • 15 working days per year
  • 5 CME meeting days for residents PGY2 and above
  • 10 CME days in year one of fellowship and 15 CME days during subsequent years
  • Expenses and time away for paper/poster presentations at national conferences, as approved by the GME office

Salaries (Effective July 1, 2024)

  • PGY1 $65,603
  • PGY2 $68,307
  • PGY3 $70,519
  • PGY4 $72,839
  • PGY5 $75,922
  • PGY6 $77,662
  • PGY7 $80,639
  • PGY8 $81,577 


Pharmacy programs

Salary (2024)

  • PGY1: $52,500 
  • PGY2: $55,500

PTO/professional development

  • 10 days PTO
  • 3 professional interview days
  • Travel to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • For PGY1: Travel to Eastern States Residency Conference
  • For PGY2: Travel to specialty-specific professional meeting­­


Policies and guidelines

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Diversity, equity and inclusion

Geisinger is committed to cultivating a culture of diversity and inclusion. We recognize that our team is our most valuable asset and seek to promote an environment that is welcoming of persons of all races, ethnicities, religious beliefs, genders and sexual orientations. We celebrate your life experiences, personal differences, knowledge, innovation and talent, and we work to create a welcoming and safe environment for all residents and fellows.

Geisinger is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. 

How we’re combating COVID-19

Geisinger is committed to the safety and well-being of our learners, students, faculty, staff and communities. For the most up-to-date information, visit our COVID-19 resource page.

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