Salary & Benefits


GW provides their radiology residents with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Resident salaries and benefits are under the governance of the GW Graduate Medical Education and further information can be found at:

Salaries for the 2023-24 academic year are as follows:

PGY 1 - $65,312.64

PGY 2 - $67,630.32

PGY 3 - $71,075.52

PGY 4 - $73,936.08

PGY 5 - $77,360.40

PGY 6 - $80,346.24

PGY 7 - $82,726.56

PGY 8 - $85,190.40


  • Four weeks of vacation per year with pay
  • Free hospital (secure garage) parking in Foggy Bottom and at Children's National (during rotation)
  • Meal stipend of ~$1600/year (can be used at Hospital Cafeteria or Starbucks)
  • Scrub access and 2 lab coats with free dry-cleaning services available
  • Discounted staff membership ($39/month) to GW’s on-campus gym (2 blocks from the hospital)
  • HSA 1:1 Match (Annually up to $600 individual/$1200 with dependent)
  • GW Tuition Remission Benefit
  • 401(A) retirement- 4% of salary contribution after 2 years of residency
  • 403(B) 150% match of the first 4% of salary contribution

Full benefits guide is available.

Resident Resources

  • Online subscriptions to popular radiology learning resources (STATdx and RADPrimer)
  • Core Physics Review Course (during R3 year) and Nuclear Medicine Lab experience
  • Electronic resources, textbooks and journals via GW Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library
  • Department funds for residents presenting research at national conferences
  • Radiology resident lounge including a textbook library, computer with PACS, and refrigerator
  • Radiology resident call room with restroom/shower and lockers
  • Home laptop computer with PACS and microphone