General practitioner Pay

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Pay guidance for salaried GPs

There is no pay scale for salaried GPs.

For salaried GPs employed under the model salaried GP contract, the salary range set out by the DDRB (Doctors and Dentists Review Body) applies. This states that the minimum annual salary for a full-time salaried GP working 37.5 hours or nine sessions per week is £57,655  for 2018-19 (plus London weighting for those working in London). For a doctor working less than full time, this salary is calculated on a pro rata basis (eg if working 20 hours per week then the minimum salary would be £30,146.67).

While the DDRB pay range for salaried GPs goes up to £87,003 for 2018-19, it is recognised that there is no upper limit. This means that employers are able to award a higher salary and you must ensure your salary reflects the roles’ level of responsibility, your experience and qualifications.

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Salaried GP salary range in England 2018-2019

The minimum and maximum of the pay range for salaried GPs are increased by 2%.

Minimum £ Maximum £
57,655 87,003

 

Salaried GP salary range in Northern Ireland - please note latest 2018-19 pay scales are not yet available.

The pay circular for 2016-2017 is available to download.

Listed below is the latest information available.

The minimum and maximum of the pay range for salaried GPs are increased by 1%.

Minimum £ Maximum £

55,412

83,617

 

Salaried GP salary range in Scotland 2018-2019

The minimum and maximum of the pay range for salaried GPs are increased in line with the public sector pay policy in Scotland.

Minimum £ Maximum £
58,220 86,898

 

Salaried GP salary range in Wales 2017-2018

The minimum and maximum of the pay range for salaried GPs are increased by 1%.

Minimum £ Maximum £
58,787 88,710