Department of Surgery

Salary and Benefits


  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Short Term Disability (maternity/family/sick leave)
  • Annual Vacation (21 days)
  • Educational Leave (5 days)
  • Professional Development
    • Book
    • Educational/Travel
    • Chief Resident Development
  • Moving Allowance
  • Health Club Membership
  • Gym Facilities
  • Personal Loan of $1,000
  • Malpractice Insurance is provided by Miami Valley Hospital during residency.
  • Meals while on duty

2021-2022 Annual Salary for Civilian Residents


Annual Salary



R1  $58,947  $4,912 $28.34
R2 $60,570  $5,047 $29.12
R3  $62,088  $5,174 $29.85
R4  $63,586  $5,299 $30.57
R5  $66,082  $5,507 $31.77
R6  $68,494  $5,708 $32.93
  • Based on 80 hours per pay period (every two weeks)
  • Salary is rounded to next number if 5 or above and rounded down if 4 or below (per compensation)
  • Total Salary/26 (pay period)/80 (hours per pay period) = Hourly Rate
  • Total Salary/12 (months) = Monthly Salary
  • Research residents will be promoted to next level at the beginning of research but will remain at the same level when they return to the program.

Other Information

  • Miami Valley Hospital is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is not permitted in the hospital confines except in a designated area for employees. No smoking is permitted anywhere on the 7th floor.
  • A complete history and physical examination by Miami Valley Hospital Employee Health is required before beginning work. Lab work, drug screen and TB testing is included.
  • Hepatitis B immunization is required; immunization must be verified.
  • Tetanus, Rubella and Rubeola immunizations must be verified.
  • Social Security Number must be provided to show evidence of employability.

For more information, contact Miami Valley Hospital, Department of Medical Education, 1 Wyoming Street, Dayton, OH 45409; (937) 208-2855

Note: All civilian residents in the program are employed by Miami Valley Hospital; funding is provided by all hospitals in the program.

Last edited on 09/07/2021.