St. Mary's Medical Center Family Medicine Residency

Salary and Benefits

We have the perfect balance of medical education and outdoor adventure at their finest.

  • Resident-lead Wellness Committee
  • Men's and Women’s Retreats
  • Personal Resident Study
  • Full integrative mental health
  • Close free parking at the clinical and hospital
  • Meals during call & conferences (remarkably good food)
  • Spanish Languages Classes
  • Walk from clinic to hospital year round
  • Moving allowance of $1,000
  • Impressive call suite in the hospital
  • Hospital provides and launders scrubs and personalized lab coat
  • Certifications for BCLS, ACLS, NRP, PALS, ALSO, and ATLS
  • Memberships for AAFP, Colorado Medical Society and Mesa County Medical Society
  • Retirement Plan 401 (a) and Matching Contribution 403 (b)
  • Moonlighting – once you are licensed
  • Excellent 4 seasons weather
  • Seasonal Farmers Markets

 Salaries (2018-2019)

  • 1st Year - $54,828.80
  • 2nd Year - $58,219.20
  • 3rd Year - $60,236.80

Education Fund

  • $1,000 per year plus
  • 1st year training license
  • 2nd year Colorado Medical License ($544) & DEA license ($731)


  • Three weeks per year plus sick time


  • Malpractice insurance
  • Generous health care package including medical, dental, and vision, with optional coverage for spouse and children
  • Life insurance (2x annual salary), can add additional
  • Short Term Disability Plan
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance & Accidental Death Policy
  • Optional flexible spending account
  • Optional pre-paid legal coverage

For more information about benefits, contact Joan Cox, Residency Manager at 970-298-2195 or email Joan Cox.

Where else can you find what we have?

Western Colorado has world class skiing/snowboarding, innumerable hiking trails & is a mountain biking mecca. Exceptional camping, whitewater rafting, gold medal fishing, trophy hunting & nationally recognized golf courses are just minutes away.

Cultural activities are also plentiful. There are several theater companies, symphony orchestra, Historic Community Cinema, regular concerts by well-known performers & Arts Center which hosts many events. Our downtown area has an array of unique shops & award winning Art on the Corner exhibits.

Learn more about where our residents work and play in Grand Junction, Colorado.