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Pay scales for consultants in Northern Ireland

The tables below list the basic pay scales for consultants in Northern Ireland for 2016-2017. See full details of the 2016-2017 pay circular.

Please note pay scales for 2017-18 for consultants in Northern Ireland are not yet available.

 

Consultants on 2003 contract

Threshold £ per annum
1 76,001
2 78,381
3 80,761
4 83,141
5 (4-8 years as consultant) 85,514
6 (9-13 years as consultant) 91,166
7 (14-18 years as consultant) 96,819
8 (19 years as consultant) 102,466

 

Consultants on pre 2003 contract

Level Consultant £ per annum
Basic 63,102
1 67,617
2 72,133
3 76,649
4 81,798

 

Clinical excellence awards 2016

Level Clinical excellence awards £
Level 1 2,957
Level 2 5,914
Level 3 8,871
Level 4 11,828
Level 5 14,785
Level 6 17,742
Level 7 23,656
Level 8 29,570
Level 9 or Bronze 35,484
Level 10 or Silver 46,644
Level 11 or Gold 58,305
Level 12 or Platinum 75,796

 

Notes

Levels 9-12 are awarded nationally by the Advisory Committee of CEAs (NICEAC)

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 are available in the 2016-2017 pay circular.

Hospital doctors at the top of the scale get an unconsolidated 1% which is also included in the pay circular.

 

Doctors appointed before 2003 who are on new contracts

Full details are available to download from the 2016-2017 pay circular.