General Psychiatry Residency Benefits


2022 – 2023

  • 1st Year – $57,000
  • 2nd Year – $59,000


  • Personal leave
  • Vacation: 12 days per year (accrue 8 hours per month available after 6 months of employment)
  • Floating Holiday: 6 days of Floating Holiday (48 hours total) that can be used however you choose
  • Sick leave: 12 days per year (accrue 8 hours per month)
  • Holidays: ‘Closed clinic’ holidays provided
  • Medical insurance coverage provided for resident (may add spouse and children as applicable)
  • Dental coverage provided for resident
  • Reserved resident parking at all hospitals
  • Pension/profit sharing plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment


  • Discretionary funds available up to $500 to pay for USMLE Step 3 exam
  • Funds available up to $700 toward expenses for Texas Medical License
  • Personal Dell laptop computer
  • $500 book allowance per year
  • Registration paid for ACLS, ATLS and PALS courses
  • Pub Med and Up To Date provided by Institution
  • Personalized lab coats


  • Moonlighting is available to 3rd and 4th year residents with a TX license, as deemed appropriate by program director
  • Positions are available at UT Health as well as in many surrounding Northeast Texas towns
  • Hourly rates average $65 and up