Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta provides its residents with a compensation program that is highly competitive in today’s market. We approach salary and benefits as a total compensation package: wage programs, pay practices, paid time off, and ancillary benefits are all part of a compensation structure that sustains a comfortable quality of life for our residents and fellows.

Benefits in Brief

2023-2024 Salary Structure

Annual Salary

Effective 7/1/2023

$70,990.40 $72,508.80 $74,505.60

Medical and Dental Coverage

Our excellent comprehensive medical and dental plan includes prescriptions and is provided at minimal cost to you and your dependents. More information about your insurance coverage and preferred providers are available by visiting the Living Whole website. 

Monthly Contribution 

Medical, Vision & Prescription

Wholeness Plan with Wellness Discount

Medical, Vision & Prescription

Wholeness Plan with Wellness Discount

Medical, Vision & Prescription

Wholeness Plan

Medical, Vision & Prescription

Wholeness Plan

Medical, Vision & Prescription

Base Plan

Medical, Vision & Prescription

Base Plan



Employee (EE) $90 $410 $240 $560 $140 $460 $12 $43
EE & Children $280 $825 $505 $1050 $365 $910 $42 $94
EE & Spouse $328 $998 $553 $1223 $428 $1098 $56 $117
Family $460 $1,385 $760 $1685 $605 $1530 $78 $153

Paid Time Off (Vacation and Sick Leave)


There are eight (8) paid holidays per year: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.


Hire Date Description Paid Leave Days Allowed
First year employed by Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta Initial year employed as resident 30 Business Days 
Each subsequent year or training and employment by Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta Residents employed by Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta in the second and third year of training. 30 Business Days

Sick Leave and Disability

Sick leave is included in PTO. 

Long-term disability insurance is paid by Loma Linda Medical Center - Murrieta providing income replacement for residents in the case of disability after 30 days of being hired. 

Additional Income

Residents and fellows who hold a California postgraduate training license or unlimited medical license can earn additional income with moonlighting opportunities available within our medical center with approval by the Program Director and GME Office.

Assistance to Fatigued Residents

Residents who feel it unwise or unsafe to drive themselves home following duty should take a cab, or other commercial transportation service, i.e. Lyft or Uber, home. The Graduate Medical Education Office will reimburse the resident for a round-trip cab fare to home addresses within 30 miles of Loma Linda University Health.

Cell Phone Reimbursement

Full-time residents in good standing who utilizes both ResQ Medical (an automated method of tracking and syncing resident work hours) and ContactBridge/EverBridge (LLUH emergency alert system) applications on their personal cellphone will be eligible for quarterly payments from Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta in the amount of $75/quarter (subject to regular taxes). 

Residents must use the ResQ Medical app to automatically track work hours while validating and submitting 100% of their weekly work hours in MedHub. ResQ Medical must also be utilized in order to participate in internal moonlighting opportunities.

Resq Medical (Track on Resq) MedHub (Manually enter work hours; sync work hours from Resq)
Epic Haiku Epic Haiku
Everbridge Everbridge


Disability Insurance

State Disability Insurance (SDI) is available for eligible employees in the event of hospitalization, outpatient surgery, or illness lasting over one week. An SDI claim form must be completed and submitted to the state promptly. Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta requires that employees apply for SDI if a covered event occurs. In addition to SDI, residents are covered by a long-term group disability income plan provided by Loma Linda University Health. This plan provides disability benefits until age 65.

Educational Fund

As a Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta resident and fellow, you are eligible for $1000 reimbursement per academic year for the following educational and license fees incurred while completing your residency with us within Policy GMEC-27 guidelines:

  • PTL, CA Medical License, DEA certificate
  • Books, Journals, Electronic Subscriptions
  • Professional Medical Society Membership Dues
  • Electronic Device: iPhone, tablet, laptop, or PC only
  • Scientific /Medical Meeting or Course Registration fees
  • Travel for Scientific/Medical Meeting or Courses

Employee HR Self-Service

Available through the PeoplePortal system, which can be accessed from the One Portal intranet (see Other Links & Applications). PeoplePortal allows you to modify W-4 exemptions, or view your paycheck. You must also notify the Graduate Medical Education Office of any changes to your name or home address; Contact the Graduate Medical Education Office by email or at 951-290-4168.


Family/Parental Leave

Twelve (12) weeks of family/medical leave, without pay but with continued benefits, is available for personal illness or family needs within the guidelines of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Lactation Pumping Rooms

Loma Linda University Health provides lactation rooms to support women balancing their return to work with their needs as mothers of young children. Each room offers a clean, secure, and user-friendly environment for women who need to pump during their work shift.

Life Insurance

Loma Linda University Health provides a $300,000 group term life insurance policy.

Living Whole Wellness Program

The Living Whole Wellness Program was established by the Department of Risk Management in 2006. This is due to Loma Linda University Health’s commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees and their families. This award-winning program provides services and resources to aid individuals in the journey of health and wellness. Health behavior changes can be difficult, but with the right knowledge and support many things can be accomplished! Please review the variety of services that are available and we look forward to working with you on your Living Whole journey!

Living Whole Resources


Residents will receive free meals from the hospital cafeteria, meals and snacks in the resident lounges and in the GME Office.


Parking is provided for designated parking lots on campus. The Department of Parking has established an online service for the application of parking permits, updating accounts, permit renewal, appealing violations and violation payments. Visit parking regulations for more information. 

Recreation Facility

All residents and their dependents are allowed to join the Drayson Center free of charge.

Sleeping Rooms

Call rooms are available for residents who are required to stay in the hospital overnight. Contact Renee Sayegh by email or phone 951-290-4168 for call room access.