Salary & Benefits

2019-2020 Base Salary

PGY-1: $53,820
PGY-2: $55,620
PGY-3: $57,540

  • Chief Residents $1,740 more than PGY level
  • The University contributes 14.44% of your gross income into your retirement plan through either the Wyoming State Retirement Plan or TIAA/CREF, which is included in the total benefit package and is at no additional cost. An additional 3.18% will be deducted from Physician’s gross pay and paid into the retirement program of choice, for a total of 17.62%.


The UWFMRP pays the fees of the following for each resident:
ATLS, ACLS, NRP, PALS, FCCS, and ALSO courses, AOA and AAFP membership

The UWFMRP also pays for the following:
FCVS, COMLEX 3, USMLE, Step 3, medical licensure, ABFM Certification Exam, AOBFP Certification Exam, Wyoming Controlled Substance Licensure, and DEA Licensure

  • Health/Medical Insurance with Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Optional Additional Retirement Plan 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Workmen’s Compensation
  • Malpractice (Professional Liability)
  • Meal Allowance while on duty
  • CME (for PGY2 and PGY3): $1,250 and 5 days per year
  • Vacation: 15 days per year
  • Sick Leave: 6 days per year
  • Reduced tuition fee at UW/Casper College for both resident and spouse