Pharmacy Residency Salary and Benefits
All pharmacy residents are eligible for full employee benefits through Norton Healthcare. Each PGY-1 resident is salaried and receives a stipend of $48,000 plus benefits. PGY-2 residents are salaried and receive a stipend of $52,000 plus benefits. Each position requires a one-calendar-year commitment. Estimated start date for residents is the last week of June.
Benefits at a glance
- Medical insurance
- Vision insurance
- Dental insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Office space with computer for each resident
- Pager provided
- Travel stipend available for various professional meetings (covers registration, travel, hotels and meals, as long as it lasts)
- Free parking
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
Living in Louisville
While Louisville is probably best known for being the home of the Kentucky Derby, the city also combines a vibrant, affordable Midwestern lifestyle with an acclaimed arts community, a passion for sports and a wide array of culinary, spiritual, cultural and recreational options. Louisville is situated along the Ohio River and is home to 18 Frederick Law Olmsted designed parks. The city also boasts one of the state’s finest educational systems, including public, private and parochial schools, as well as several colleges and universities. Louisville has an abundance of affordable housing options, from beautiful horse farms to contemporary condos downtown to convenient suburban communities.
Those who come to Louisville often discover a unique cultural authenticity that combines Southern hospitality and a rich history with growth and innovation. Louisville ranked 13th in 2017 on Forbes’ list of America’s Most Affordable Cities and is one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 food cities” in America.
For more information about the city and all it has to offer, visit the Louisville Visitors Bureau.