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Pay scales for consultants in England

The tables below list the basic pay scales for consultants in England for 2018-19.

The full details are available to download in the 2018-19 pay circular.

 

Consultants on 2003 contract

Threshold £ per annum
1 (starting salary) 77,913
2 (1 year completed as consultant) 80,352
3 (2 years completed) 82,792
4 (3 years completed) 85,232
5 (4-8 years completed) 87,665
6 (9-13 years completed) 93,459
7 (14-18 years completed) 99,254
8 (19 years completed) 105,042

 

Consultants on pre 2003 contract

Level Consultant £ per annum
Basic 64,689
1 69,318
2 73,948
3 78,576
4 83,855

 

Clinical excellence awards 2018

Level Clinical excellence awards £
Level 1 3,016
Level 2 6,032
Level 3 9,048
Level 4 12,064
Level 5 15,080
Level 6 18,096
Level 7 24,128
Level 8 30,160
Level 9 or Bronze 36,192
Level 10 or Silver 47,582
Level 11 or Gold 59,477
Level 12 or Platinum 77,320

 

Notes

Read about the CEA agreement

Bronze - platinum awards are awarded nationally by the Advisory Committee of CEAs (ACCEA).

Local level CEAs for levels 2 - 9 are multiples of the Level 1 award (x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x8, x10 and x12).

Details of discretionary points, distinction awards and intensity supplements will be available in the 2018-19 pay circular.

The 1.5% uplift introduced by the Government for the 2003 consultant contract is only effective from 1 October 2018 and has not been backdated to 1 April 2018. This means that the effective value of the uplift for this year is 0.75%. 

 

Doctors appointed before 2003 who are on new contracts

This is available in the 2018-19 pay circular, annex A, section 8.