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  • PGY1 — $59,215.94
  • PGY2 — $61,851.09
  • PGY3 — $63,743.68


Conferences and Travel

We encourage residents to present their scholarly work. Annual funds are available for offsetting conference and travel expenses.

Discounts and other Benefits

At WakeMed, residents will enjoy a number of amazing benefits:

  • Confidential employee assistance program
  • College savings plan
  • Employee health clinic and pharmacy services
  • Healthworks, WakeMed's on-site fitness center
  • Discounted rates on child care
  • Discounts to hundreds of area vendors

Please visit our benefits and discounts page to learn more.

Health Insurance  

WakeMed is proud to offer employees a preferred level of benefit coverage, including reduced copays, coinsurance and deductibles for providers in the WakeMed Network; WakeMed services provided at any of our in- and outpatient locations; and care at each of our WakeMed Physician Practices locations, many of the Key Physicians Network and with other specialists.

For information about specific eligibility and enrollment requirements for health insurance or to obtain applications, contact the Benefits Department at 919-350-8143 or refer to the Benefits policies or handbook. We offer plans for medical, dental and vision.

If you are not a member of the WakeMed Medical Plan and want to see what network a provider is in, use the BCBS NC WakeMed online provider directory.


If the resident is on call, meal tickets are provided, and there’s food at many of the didactic sessions.


Residents are provided on-site parking free of charge.


We offer a competitive leave package, so employees can spend time with and care for the people who matter most to them.

At WakeMed, our commitment to the health and well-being of our community begins right here at home. It’s pretty simple — we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Leave of absence

Wellness and Prevention

  • Healthy Rewards Account (HRA) for participants in WakeWell Rewards
  • Health and wellness education programs
  • Tobacco cessation assistance
  • Discounts
  • Fitness Center

We offer a robust wellness and prevention program to support employees in leading a healthy and active life. As a WakeMed employee, you are invited to participate in our many programs.

    WakeMed Scrubs

    A monetary allowance for scrubs and two lab coats embroidered with the physician’s name and degree are provided in the resident’s first year.