Resident Compensation and Benefits at a Glance for 2020
Charleston Area Medical Center strives to be the best place to learn and the best place to work. We offer competitive salaries in addition to excellent benefits.
View information about resident salaries and benefits at CAMC in each category below.
Resident Performance Based Compensation – Potential Earnings
Depend upon semi-annual reviews of resident performance.
Medical/Surgical Residents: $3,000 Potential additional annual compensation
Pharmacy Residents: $2,400 Potential additional annual compensation
Psychology Interns: $1,800 Potential additional annual compensation
One time trip per resident; separate funds available for research related travel upon approval.
One Year Programs $500
Medical/Surgical Programs (PGY2 & above) $3,000
All PG Levels According to Call Schedule
All PG Levels 3 weeks (see leave policy in handbook for full details)
All PG Levels 12 days
All PG Levels 3 days
All PG Levels 7 days, maximum
Professional leave for interviews
All PG Levels 3 days over the residency
Maternity leave will be for a maximum of 6 weeks (non-FMLA eligible) or 12 weeks (FMLA eligible)
Use Sick/Vacation/Short Term Disability if eligible or time off without pay.
Would fall under the FMLA guidelines (if eligible) and utilize vacation or time off without pay.
**Insurance and Retirement plans are reviewed annually in October and any changes implemented for January.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
PPO (includes pharmacy plan)
Employee pays premium ($68.00 - $239.00) per pay for non-tobacco users (depending on individual plan option chosen) plus co-pays; tobacco users pay an additional $40.00 per pay premium.
HDHP (high-deductible health plan)
Employee pays premium ($32.00-$113.50) per pay for non-tobacco users depending on plan option chosen.
You must pay “first dollar” on any expenses incurred until you meet your deductible. Once the deductible is met the plan begins to cost share with you on expenses.
Note: If spouses are offered a health plan through their employer, then spouses are only eligible to enroll on CAMC’s plan for secondary coverage.
Employee pays premium ($9.75 single; $19.25 employee plus children; $18.75 employees plus spouse; $27.75 family)
EyeMed Ranges from $1.40 per pay for employee to $4.75 for family.
Tax deferred deductions from paychecks to pay for expenses not covered by a Health Care plan.
Debit card system utilized for claims.
Flexible Spending Account (PPO Plan Only)
Max. Contribution allowed $2,700
Health Saving Account (HDHP Only)
Employee Only - Max. Contribution $3,550
Employee + Spouse, Children, or Family coverage – Max. Contribution $7,100
Tax deferred deductions from paychecks to pay for Child Care expenses. Max. $5,000
Income protection at choice of 60% or 75% of basic pay.
(If a resident enrolls upon initial employment there is no waiting period; however, resident must use 5 days of leave before eligible to use short term disability. If resident elects at a later date, they are subject to the mandatory wait period outlined in benefit plan.)
Income protection at 60% of basic pay. Premium paid by CAMC (eligible after one year).
Basic employee term life
Unum - 1X annual salary (up to $50,000) paid 100% by CAMC
Optional term life
Unum - Opportunity to purchase additional life insurance.
Spouse term life insurance
Unum - Opportunity to purchase life insurance on spouse.
Child term life insurance
Unum - Opportunity to purchase life insurance for children.
Accidental death and dismemberment
Unum Wide range of coverage available.
Critical care insurance
Unum - Opportunity to purchase.
Automatically enrolled. CAMC will begin to contribute after one year.
Payroll deduction and campus delivery service
Two blocks from Memorial
Direct checking/savings accounts, payroll deduct loans, Visa credit and debit cards.
On Site Location - Free for all residents.
All 3 hospitals - discounts for employees.
All 3 hospitals - payroll deductions available on purchases.
All 3 hospitals - escort and auto problem assistance available.
All 3 hospitals - available to employees.
Offers discounts at stores and for services in the Kanawha Valley.
Payroll deduction available for investing.
CAMC offers affordable housing options near the Memorial and General hospital campuses.
Call rooms available in all three hospitals.
Employee assistance programs
Available as requested.
Employee health services
Available at all three hospitals.
Reduced membership fee.