Consultant England Pay

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Pay scales for consultants in England

The tables below list the basic pay scales for consultants in England for 2019-20.

The full details are available to download in the 2019-20 pay circular.

 

Consultants on 2003 contract

Threshold £ per annum
1 (starting salary) 79,860
2 (1 year completed as consultant) 82,361
3 (2 years completed) 84,862
4 (3 years completed) 87,362
5 (4-8 years completed) 89,856
6 (9-13 years completed) 95,795
7 (14-18 years completed) 101,735
8 (19 years completed) 107,668

 

Consultants on pre 2003 contract

Level Consultant £ per annum
Basic 66,306
1 71,051
2 75,796
3 80,541
4 85,951

 

Clinical excellence awards 2019

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

 

New Local Clinical Excellence Awards (New LCEAs) 2019 

The unit value of these awards has been uplifted by 2.5% from 1 April 2019. The single unit for awards granted between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2021 is now valued at £3,092.

This figure is used to determine an NHS employer’s funding commitment for their LCEA round in a given year. It does not mean that awards granted in that round will necessarily be of this value – this may vary depending on your employer’s agreed LCEA policy.

 

Notes

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

Existing LCEAs (those awarded prior to 1 April 2018) 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 2019-20 pay circular.

 

Doctors appointed before 2003 who are on new contracts

This is available in the 2019-20 pay circular, annex A, section 8.