Salary

Maritime Resident Doctors' current collective includes a total wage increase of 5.5% over three years. The increases are as follows, 1.5% on July 1/18, 0.5% on June 30/19, 1.5% on July 1/19, 0.5% on June 30/20, 1.5% on July 1/20. (Clause to allow for a greater increase in last year if the nurse’s union gets more than a 1.5% increase). Wage rates for the next three years will be as follows: 

  July 1, 2018 (1.5%)  June 30, 2019 (0.5%) July 1, 2019 (1.5%) June 30, 2020 (0.5%) July 1, 2020 (1.5%)
PGY 1 $63,576 $63,893 $64,852 $65,176 $66,154
PGY 2 $68,724 $69,067 $70,103 $70,454 $71,511
PGY 3 $73,385 $73,751 $74,858 $75,232 $76,360
PGY 4 $78,245 $78,637 $79,816 $80,215 $81,418
PGY 5 $83,512 $83,930 $85,189 $85,615 $86,899
PGY 6 $89,146 $89,592 $90,936 $91,391 $92,762
PGY 7 $94,517 $94,989 $96,414 $96,896 $98,350
PGY 8 $100,909 $101,414 $102,935 $103,450 $105,001

Call Stipend

In addition to this, residents are compensated with a call stipend for their call shifts. Payments are made on a quarterly basis directly on your NSHA pay. Call stipends will increase over the next three years at the same percentages and intervals as the salary increases, which are: 1.5% on July 1/18, 0.5% on June 30/19, 1.5% on July 1/19, 0.5% on June 30/20, 1.5% on July 1/20.

  In-House Weekday  Home Call Weekday In-House Weekend Home Call Weekend
Aug. 20, 2018 $131.95 $65.98 $147.18 $65.98
June 30, 2019 $132.61 $66.31 $147.92 $66.31
July 1, 2019 $134.60 $67.30 $150.14 $67.30
June 30, 2020 $135.27 $67.64 $150.89 $67.64
July 1, 2020 $137.30 $68.65 $153.15 $68.65

For Residents on home call, four (4) or more hours spent in-house will convert the at-home call stipend to an in-house call stipend. 

If no notice of change is given to the employer of the change from at-home call to in-house call within thirty (30) days of the close of the quarter in which the call occurred, the resident shall not receive the in-house call stipend for that call.

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