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Salary & Benefits

Excellent employee benefits and a competitive stipend offer a comprehensive package for the resident while in training.


  • $53,772.00 (R1)
  • $55,929.00 (R2)
  • $58,973.00 (R3)


  • Health Benefits: Group life, health, dental and vision insurance coverage are available at low cost to the resident and his/her family.
  • Professional Liability Insurance: Liability and disability coverage is provided for employees of Idaho State University.
  • ISU Tuition: Employees and spouses may enroll in university courses for a nominal fee, and many workshops and programs are offered at no charge to employees and their families.
  • Moving expenses: $1000.00
  • Vacation: 3 full weeks per year

The benefit of facilities offered through Idaho State University included

  • Well-equipped gym with pool, weight and exercise rooms, indoor tennis and racquetball courts, wilderness equipment rental center, movie theater, and arts/crafts center.
  • The campus offers inexpensive movies and a variety of arts and entertainment.

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Professional Benefits

These are approved expenses that residents frequently use their CME monies to cover. This is presented as an example only.


Mandatory ExpensesFee
USMLE or NBOME Step 3 Exam 800.00
EBAHR / NBOME Transcript (send upon notification of passing Step 3 exam) 65.00
Idaho State Board of Medicine Licensure Application 550.00
Idaho State Board of Medicine License Pro-Rated Fee 200.00
Registration fee for EBAHR (Send upon notification of passing USMLE) 63.00
DEA License (50%) (3-year license) (Applied for when ISBM license is received) 265.00
Idaho State Board of Phamacy License Renewal (Due Dec. 31 of each year) 65.00
Optional Expenses  
Smartphone, laptop, or I-pad 250.00
Miscellaneous books, workshops (FCCS, etc.) Fee distributed over a 3-year period.  492.00
Total $2,750.00
The residency will pay for the following:   
ATLS (if approved by Residency Director)  
One-half cost of board exam, if you pass prior to graduation  
FCCS must be paid from your CME funds  

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