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Stipend and Benefits

Sports medicine physical therapist working in a gym type atmosphere with a patient on soccer skills


The Physical Therapy Sports Residency provides a stipend to residents that is equivalent to 75 percent of an entry-level physical therapist's annual salary at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, spread over 54 weeks. There are no tuition fees.


This position is eligible for Mayo Clinic's benefits package, including health, dental, and vision benefits, but not retirement benefits. A continuing education budget is provided for you to attend Combined Sections Meeting, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine and Performance, MNPTA Annual Conference, and select other courses.

Living expenses

Living expenses such as transportation, housing, and meals are your responsibility. When rotating at Mayo Clinic Square, furnished housing in Minneapolis is provided.