Contract and Compensation

We are still waiting for finalization of the 2017-2018 contract. Please stay tuned for updated information. 

  • Contract - 2017-2018 SLCH Memorandum of Appointment
  • Contract Signature page – Mailed via US Postal Mail in April. We will send two copies of a signature page for your contract already signed by Joan Magruder, President of St. Louis Children's Hospital. Please sign both copies. Keep one copy for your files and return one of them to Darren Murphy:

    Darren Murphy
    House Staff Office, Suite 3S34
    St. Louis Children’s Hospital
    One Children’s Place
    St. Louis, MO 63110

  • Compensation - PGY 1 Salary for the 2017-2018 academic year is $54,846

Income Statistics (from 2017)

Statistics from a current intern who is single:

  • Gross pay: $ 53,508 - Estimated pay every 2 weeks: $1,932 - Net pay after taxes and deductions: $1,380
  • Taxes average – Federal, State, City, Social Security, Medicare = $550
  • Deductions for Medical Insurance: $38, Long Term Disability: $3, Optional Dental: $3, Optional Vision: $47

Statistics from a current intern who is married:

  • Gross pay: $53,508.00 - Estimated pay every 2 weeks: $2,058.00  - Net pay after taxes and deductions: $1,449.94
  • Taxes average – Federal, State, City, Social Security, Medicare = $446.66 
  • Deductions for Medical Insurance: $40.48, Long Term Disability: $3, Optional Dental: $3, Optional Vision: $47

More compensation and tax information:

  1. Moving expenses are tax deductions for anyone moving more than 50 miles. Please keep your receipts. This includes gas, moving van, etc. (but not meals or hotels). One resident received more than half of their money back for the drive from California.
  2. Any tuition paid in 2016 is a tax write off. This includes your second semester tuition payment.
  3. Any payments made on student loan interest is a tax write off. This includes payments made under the Adjusted Income Payment plan.
  4. A single resident with no other capital gains can pay close to 0% federal taxes, assuming that they have no other capital gains (stocks, etc.)...
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