Benefits | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Yearly Salary
  • PGY1 $55,536.56
  • PGY2 $56,792.07
  • PGY3 $58,585.46
  • PGY4 $60,377.54
Resident Vacation Days
  • PGY1 - 15 Working Days
  • PGY2 - 15 Working Days
  • PGY3 - 15 Working Days
  • PGY4 - 15 Working Days
Annual Text Book Allowance
  • PGY1
    3 Books selected by the Program Director and Chair
  • PGY2
    Choice of one book from selected book list
  • PGY3
    Choice of one book from selected book list
  • PGY4
    Choice of one book from selected book list.

If the resident has a copy of all the books on the book list then they may request a specific book not to exceed the amount of $150.00 but it must be approved by the Program Director

Health/Dental Insurance

The resident's monthly premium for group hospitalization coverage is furnished by TTUHSC. Coverage for dependents is available at the resident's expense. A $5,000 term life insurance policy and $5,000 accidental death and dismemberment coverage is included in the insurance plan. Long-term disability is provided by TTUHSC for all residents and their eligible dependents.

Professional Liability Insurance

While participating in TTUHSC sponsored training activities, residents will receive professional liability coverage of $100,000-$300,000. This insurance covers any activity which is part of the resident's training program. 


  • Lab Coats Provided
  • On Call Meal Allowance
  • USMLE 3 Tuition
  • Texas Licensure Tuition (if remaining in TX)
  • Resident Conference Tuition when presenting for department
  • Well Equipped Resident Offices