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Salary and Benefits

General information

The Union of American Physicians and Dentists represents the psychiatry residents in all negotiations with San Mateo County. Some of the benefits included in employment with San Mateo County are:

  • Paid vacation (13 work days per calendar year)
  • Paid sick leave (12 work days per calendar year)
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance (any moonlighting is not covered)
  • Paid holidays (12 per year)
  • Paid administrative leave (10 work days per academic year for educational or personal purposes)
  • Yearly allowance for professional dues, books, and CME activities
  • Group term life insurance
  • Accidental death insurance
  • Deferred compensation

Annual Salaries

(As of May 8, 2017)

PGY1 $ 67,413
PGY2 $ 71,282
PGY3 $ 75,379
PGY4 $ 79,706

Medical Plans

(As of January 2017, biweekly cost to cover employee only. See website for more information at

Health Plans:

Blue Shield HMO

Blue Shield PPO

$ 80.97

$ 160.62

Blue Shield HDHP

$ 62.47

Kaiser HMO

Kaiser HDHP

$ 48.85

$ 38.21

Dental Plans:

Cigna Dental PPO Core Dental Plan

$ 4.84

Delta Care DHMO

$ 2.25

Vision Plan:

VSP Vision Care

$ 2.28

* Salaries and benefits deemed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.