Resident Benefits

Salaries (effective July 1, 2019)

  • PGY 1: $55,299.20
  • PGY 2: $56,998.34
  • PGY 3: $61,080.68
  • PGY 4: $62,978.42
  • PGY 5: $65,758.83


Medical and dental insurance is provided for the resident and immediate family members. JPS Health Network also provides disability and professional liability coverage.

Maternity/Paternity Leave 

JPS grants maternity and paternity leave in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act.

Educational Allowance 

  • PGY 1: $1,000
  • PGY 2-5: $1,500 each year

Relocation Allowance 

$1,500 provided for all new residents.


  • PGY 1: 17 calendar days PTO
  • PGY 2-3: 20 calendar days PTO and 5 days to attend educational activities

Course Fees 

See program guidelines.

Other Benefits 

JPS provides the following for all residents:

  • Cell Phone Purchase Allowance
  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
  • Meals
  • Parking
  • Text Pager
  • Lab Coats
  • Tax Deferred Annuity
  • 24-hour Medical Library
  • Direct Deposit
  • Medical and Dental Benefits (Employer paid Premium)
  • Vision Plan (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Health Care (Flex spending accounts available for self and dependent care)
  • Long Term Disability (Employer paid after 90 days of employment)
  • Short Term Disability (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Cancer/Critical Illness Insurance (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Worker's Compensation
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Basic Group Term Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Universal Voluntary Life Insurance (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Educational Employees Credit Union (E.E.C.U.)
  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA)  
  • Personal Leave  
  • Paid Time Off (see PTO section of House Staff Manual)
  • Paid Holidays  
  • Paid Bereavement
  • Paid Jury Duty  
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Savings Bonds (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Health Club Membership Discount (See current list on
  • The "T" E-Pass (Train/Bus) (Available for purchase in Human Resources)
  • Discount tickets to Six Flags Over Texas and the Fort Worth Zoo


The Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, OB/Gyn, Orthopedic, Psychiatry and Transitional programs all participate in the ERAS residency application system. Any paper applications submitted to these programs will not be considered. In order to obtain additional information on ERAS, go to ERAS lists programs as they appear in the ACGME directory.