Graduate Medical Education

Salary and Benefits

  • The St. Luke’s Pharmacy Residency program offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

    Current Salary Structure

    Post Graduate Year Annual Salary
    PGY-1 $51,000

    Note: Salaries effective July 1, 2023.

    In addition, travel costs for approved meetings are reimbursed.

  • Insurance

    • Choice of health care plans for residents and their dependents
    • Dental insurance for the resident and his/her dependents 
    • Life insurance equal to the yearly salary
    • Option to purchase short-term disability insurance
    • Malpractice insurance
    • Long-term disability insurance*

    *Coverage effective 6 months from date of hire.

    Paid Time Off

    • Vacation time: 15 days
    • Sick time: 8 days
    • Professional time: 8 days

    Conference and Travel Allowance

    • Funding for educational meetings with the approval of the Program Director

    Other Benefits

    • iPad/Surface Go for Epic use
    • Prescription plan for the resident and dependents
    • One free lab coat
    • Employee assistance program
    • Child development center provides day care for hospital employees' children at competitive rates (adjacent to St. Luke’s Hospital – Bethlehem Campus)
    • Credit union membership
    • Membership in the St. Luke’s Health & Fitness Center
    • Tax sheltered annuities - option to establish payroll deductions for pre-tax contributions
    • Flexible spending accounts – option to establish pre-tax deduction to pay for non-reimbursed medical expenses and/or dependent (child or elder) care
    • Resident Well-Being: Various resident appreciation events and items including breakfasts, clothing items, get-togethers, and wellness activities.