Newfoundland and Labrador

Updated September 12, 2022

Gross annual PGY-1 salary $69,175 Gross annual PGY-2 salary $74,779
Gross annual PGY-3 salary $79,848 Gross annual PGY-4 salary $85,137
Gross annual PGY-5 salary $90,868 Gross annual PGY-6 salary $96,998
Gross annual PGY-7 salary $102,842
Annual vacation 4 weeks/year Statutory holidays 1-1/2 x pay or paid day off
Conference leave 7 days/pd Frequency of call Excess in-hospital call > 7/28 weekday – $225, weekend –
$360; Call stipend – $80.75 Home call > 7/21 – $75;
Call stipend – $40.75
CMPA dues 100% reimbursement Provincial health insurance Contact Medical Care Plan
LMCC Cost of examination reimbursed upon successful completion while a PARNL member Extended health insurance Mandatory medical, basic life and AD&D
Maternity/Paternity leave Up to One year Additional optional benefits 100% employee paid
Parking fees $5/year Sick leave 1 day per month
Resident Student Full-time status Meal allowance $105 per month

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Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island

Updated July 27, 2022

Gross annual PGY-1 salary $69,175 Gross annual PGY-2 salary $74,779
Gross annual PGY-3 salary $79,848 Gross annual PGY-4 salary $85,137
Gross annual PGY-5 salary $90,868 Gross annual PGY-6 salary $96,998
Gross annual PGY-7 salary $102,842 Gross annual PGY-8 salary $109,799
Educational leave Yes Annual vacation 4 weeks
Call stipend Yes Frequency of call l in 4 in-hospital and for home


Maternity leave top up after one year’s service eligible for up to a maximum of 17 weeks top-up allowance for maternity/pregnancy leave  

Provincial health insurance



Provincial dues (% of salary) 1.30% Extended health insurance Yes
CMPA dues paid Yes Dental coverage Yes
Statutory and floating holidays paid Long-term disability


66.7% of salary
Life insurance $100,000 of insurance Sick leave Yes

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Updated September 9, 2022

Gross annual Resident 1 Salary* $49,258 Gross annual Resident 2 Salary $54,358
Gross annual Resident 3 Salary $59,458 Gross annual Resident 4 Salary $64,558
Gross annual Resident 5 Salary $69,658 Gross annual Resident 6 Salary $74,758
Gross annual Resident 7 Salary $74,758 Gross annual Resident 8 Salary $74,758
Call Premium
$607/28 days
Teaching Premium
$240/28 days
Resident Coordinator $583/month Assistant Resident Coordinator $425/month
Annual vacation 20 days/year Statutory and floating holidays 13/year
Conference leave 7 days pd/year Study leave 10 days pd/year
Exam leave Day (s) of the exam Wedding leave 7 days paid + 7 days without pay
Resuscitation courses and examination leave Day of the course and of the exam, course paid Leave for death in family From 1 to 5 days depending on the family member
Sick leave 9.6 days pd / year
And reimbursement of days not taken
Leave of absence without pay (exceptional measure) 12 months maximum
Maternity leave
Provincial Program (RQAP*) and FMRQ **
21 weeks
95 % of salary
Paternity leave
Provincial Program (RQAP) and FMRQ
1 week, 100% of salary
3 to 5 weeks, 100% of salary
(two options)
Parental leave (time sharing between parents) 19 to 29 weeks
55 to 75 % of salary
Adoption leave 29 to 38 weeks
55 to 75 % of salary
Parking ½ of doctors’ fee
Free during on-call duty
Pager Provided by the establishment
Quebec Health Insurance Program / RAMQ*** Yes Extended Health Insurance Yes
Dental Plan Yes, available for a fee Professional Liability Insurance****(CPMA not applicable) Yes (free)
Long-Term disability insurance Yes Meals Reduced fee
Free during on-call duty
Life insurance Yes Superior Financial Programs Yes


*RQAP : Régime québécois d’assurance parentale (Maternity, Paternity, Parental and Adoption Leave Provincial Plan)

**FMRQ : Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec (Québec medical residents’ union)

***RAMQ : Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (Québec Health Insurance Plan)

****In Québec, professional liability insurance is entirely assumed by the Direction des assurances du réseau de la santé et des services sociaux (DARSSS)


Updated July 16, 2021

PGY Level  Current – retroactive to July 1st, 2020  Effective July 1st,2021  Effective July 1st,2022  
PGY1  $61,001.70  $61,611.71  $62,227.83 
PGY2  $66,981.33  $67,651.14  $68,327.66 
PGY3  $71,936.66  $72,656.03  $73,382.59 
PGY4  $77,936.69  $78,716.06  $79,503.22 
PGY5  $82,868.69  $83,697.38  $84,534.35 
PGY6  $87,577.18  $88,452.95  $89,337.48 
PGY7  $90,939.59  $91,848.99  $92,767.48 
PGY8  $95,948.56  $96,908.04  $97,877.12 
PGY9  $100,957.54  $101,967.11  $102,986.79 


 Professional leave  7 working days/year

Additional time off provided for writing any CND or US certification exam, Leave includes the exam date and reasonable travel time to and from the exam site.

Additional RCPSC & CFPC Certification Examination Prep Time

  1. Subject to operational requirements and at the request of a resident, a resident will not be scheduled for call duties for a period up to fourteen days prior to a CFPC or RCPSC certification exam.
  2. Subject to operational requirements and at the request of a resident, a resident *will be granted up to seven consecutive days off during one of the four week*s preceding a CFPC or RCPSC certification exam.
 Annual vacation  4 weeks
Meal allowance NO Frequency of call 1 in 4 In-hospital, 1 in 3 home
Pregnancy leave 17 weeks Provincial health insurance Yes
Parental leave 35 weeks37 weeks if resident did not take pregnancy leave Extended health insurance Yes
Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) Plan Top-up to 84%27 weeks for women who take pregnancy and parental leave; 12 weeks for parents on stand-alone parental leave.  
Provincial dues (% of salary) 1.3% Dental plan 85% paid for eligible expenses
CMPA dues paid Under current arrangements, residents are rebated by Ministry of Health and Long Term Care for dues in excess of $300. Long-term disability insurance Yes – 70% of salary, non-taxable.
Statutory and floating holidays 10 stat days plus 1 personal floater.Residents are entitled to at least 5 consecutive days off over the Christmas or New Year period, which accounts for 3 statutory holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day),  and 2 weekend days. Life insurance Yes. 2 x salary
Salary and Benefit Continuance A resident that can’t work due to illness or injury will have salary and benefits maintained for 6 months or until end of appointment (whichever occurs first)
Call Stipend Regular:

$127.60 in-hospital;
$63.80 home call or qualifying shift on shift-based services.

Weekend premium:

$140.36 in-hospital;
$70.18 home call or qualifying shift on shift-based services.

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Updated October 7, 2021

Salary & Benefits

As of July 1, 2020 the salary schedule is:

PGY-1 $60,406 
PGY-2 $66,868
PGY-3 $71,727
PGY-4 $77,245
PGY-5 $82,764 
PGY-6 $88,283 
PGY-7 $93,688 
PGY-8 $101,005

See also, terms of the contract of the Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba (PARIM – ACLS is required for some programs and is provided at the University of Manitoba. View the PARIM contract.

Registration Fee / Tuition Fee

University course registration/tuition fees are paid by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.


Updated August 24, 2022

Gross annual PGY-1 salary $61,635 Gross annual PGY-2 salary $67,217
Gross annual PGY-3 salary $72,794* Gross annual PGY-4 salary $78,348*
Gross annual PGY-5 salary $83,860* Gross annual PGY-6 salary $89,359*
Educational leave Minimum 7 days with pay, 12 Maximum Annual vacation 4 weeks
Meal allowance n/a Frequency of call 1:4 in-house (if in excess of 1:4 paid $196/period from 1700-0800 weekdays and $249 from 0800-0800 weekends)*;1:3 out-of-house
Maternity leave/ Paternity In conformity with Sask. Labour Standards Act – 17 weeks max maternity leave and up to 35 weeks parental leave.5 paid days paternity (can split the 35 weeks parental leave with mother as desired.) Provincial health insurance Yes, if registered with Sask. Health
Supplemental Maternity Leave Benefits 15 weeks topped to 90% pay when eligible for Employment Insurance Extended health insurance Blue Cross family coverage, if registered with a Provincial Health Plan
CMPA dues paid 100% Dental plan 100%
Statutory and floating holidays 1.5 times pay or 1/2 pay & day off for stats, plus 6 extra paid days off at Christmas Long-term disability insurance Paid premium cost for Disability Insurance
Life insurance Paid premium, >$100,000 coverage Sick leave 1.25 days per month to maximum 75 days
Provincial dues (% of salary) 1 % Employee Assistance Program Two programs available through SMA and University of Saskatchewan
On-Call Stipends Home Light: per duty period: $72 weekday; $83 weekend
In House: per duty period: $166 weekday; $191 weekend
ICU/CCU: per duty period: $166 weekday; $191 weekend

*Effective January 1, 2021

Term of Collective Agreement – visit for contract details.


Updated September 9, 2022

Resident Physicians shall advance to the next pay level upon completion of twelve (12) months of service at each level. (PARA Agreement – Article 35)

Pay Level 1 $58,934 Pay Level 2 $65,232
Pay Level 3 $70,259 Pay Level 4 $75,291
Pay Level 5 $81,584 Pay Level 6 $86,615
Pay Level 7 $93,577 Pay Level 8 $101,114
Educational leave 14 days paid leave Annual vacation 4 weeks/yr
Call Stipends weekday in-house –  $118.02

weekend in-house / holiday – $178.72

weekday home call – $59.01

weekend home call / holiday – $89.35

Frequency of calls In-house call: 7/28. 2/4 weekend call.
Home call: 9/28. 2/4 weekend call**A Resident scheduled on Home call but who is required to work more than four hours in hospital during the call period, of which more than one full hour is past 12:00 a.m. and before 6:00 a.m., or more than six (6) hours in hospital during the call period, shall be remunerated at the rate for In-House call.$100 per day for each scheduled weekend day of patient rounds when not on-call
Practice Stipend $1,500 Extended health insurance 75% premium paid
$1000 per year Flexible Spending Account*
Provincial dues (% of salary) .95% Dental plan 75% premium paid
CMPA dues paid $1,500 Life insurance 100% towards $150,000 coverage
Life Support Course Costs (Program Approved 100% paid Long-term disability insurance 100% paid for 75% gross income
Statutory holidays Paid days. Additional days off are given if resident works the day before and part of a named holiday. Parental Leave 2 weeks leave with full pay and benefits;
52 weeks (inclusive of Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leaves) – unpaid leave
Sick leave Up to 3 months or to end contract paid leave, whichever occurs first Maternity Leave 18 weeks total (17 weeks paid to match 90% of salary when combined with EI)

Terms of Agreement July 1, 2018 – December 30, 2021 –

British Columbia

Updated June 20, 2022

Gross annual PGY-1 salary $57,064.62 Gross annual PGY-2 salary $63,659.35
Gross annual PGY-3 salary $69,370.68 Gross annual PGY-4 salary $74,671.34
Gross annual PGY-5 salary $80,302.33 Gross annual PGY-6 salary $85,734.84
Gross annual PGY-7 salary $91,367.31 Educational leave Yes
Annual vacation 4 weeks Meal allowance No
Frequency of calls 1 in 4 onsite/1 in 3 offsite Maternity leave 17 weeks, plus up to 78 weeks Parental Leave
Provincial health insurance 100% Premiums Paid Provincial dues (% of salary) 1.50%
Extended health insurance 90% Premiums Paid CMPA dues paid Yes. Mandatory
Dental plan 90% Premiums Paid Statutory holidays 2 x pay plus extra day with pay
Long-term disability insurance Yes 100% Premiums Paid Sick leave Yes
Life insurance 90% Premium Paid

Terms of Agreement April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022
Resident Doctors of BC website

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