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  • Salary (2017-2018)   PL-1: $59,136     PL-2: $61,354    PL-3: $64,362
  • Authorized Moonlighting program, including professional liability coverage 
  • Education Allowance of $900.00 per year 
  • Tax shelter annuities (5 companies to choose from) 
  • State retirement fund (approximately $10,000, transferable when leaving UMass) 
  • Financial planning / assistance, including interest-free emergency loans and student loan certification 
  • 3 weeks paid vacation, 3 weeks sick time, 2 personal days per year, and a winter holiday break 
  • Direct deposit checking and on-site UMass credit union 
  • Discounted auto and home insurance 
  • Discount programs for many purchases and expenses (i.e. cell phones, car rental, etc) 
  • Mass Buy Power discount program for large purchases (i.e. cars, mortgages, appliances) 
  • Free lab coats and scrubs 

Professional Development 

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Membership 
  • Free tuition for UMass Continuing Education Programs (i.e. PALS, NALS/NRP) 
  • Free tuition for spouse and children at Massachusetts state colleges and universities 


  • Health insurance for residents and families (80% employer paid) 
  • Term life insurance, long term disability and family dental insurance (100% employer paid) Confidential, subsidized access to mental health services for residents and family members 


  • Orientation and on-going social events for residents and their families 
  • Discounts for recreation (Bally Health and Fitness, YMCA, YWCA) 
  • Discounts for cultural outings/classes (Worcester Museum, Worcester Center for Crafts) 
  • Discounts for entertainment (movies, Six Flags, etc) 


  • Housing information and assistance 
  • Employment assistance for spouses and significant others 
  • Practice management assistance and seminars 
  • Job placement program for graduating residents 
  • Cost subsidization for on-site UMass child care center 
  • Dependent care assistance program