Medical Residency Salary By Specialty
The average salary for first year medical residents is $56,150 per year, according to the AAMC’s 2018-2019 Survey of Resident/Fellow Stipends and Benefits. This salary number is based on from 186 hospitals that participated in the survey. However, reports listing average residency salary are likely to vary depending on the source of the data and how many respondents there are. For example, a 2018 Medscape survey of 1,900 medical residents reported the average salary as $59,300.