Junior doctor England Pay

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Pay scales for junior doctors in England

The tables below list the basic pay scales for doctors in training in England for 2019-2020.

There are two national pay scales which doctors in training in England may be paid under depending on their contract of employment. The full details of both pay scales are available to download in the 2019-2020 pay circular.

 

Junior doctors employed under 2016 terms and conditions of service

Foundation doctors

Grade Stage of training Nodal point Value (£)
Foundation Doctor Year 1 FY1 1 27,689
Foundation Doctor Year 2 FY2 2 32,050

 

Specialty registrars (including GP trainees)

Grade Stage of training Nodal point Value (£)
Specialty Registrar (StR) (Core Training)
CT1
3 37,935

CT2



CT3
4
48,075
Specialty Registrar (StR)(Run-Through Training) and Specialty Registrar (StR)(Higher-Training) and Specialist Registrar (SpR)
ST1
3
37,935

ST2



ST3
4
48,075

ST4  

ST5  

ST6  

ST7  

ST8  

 

Junior doctors employed under 2002 terms and conditions of service

Foundation doctors

Scale Foundation doctor Year 1 Foundation doctor Year 2
Min 23,553 29,798
1 25,023 31,746
2 26,493 33,695

 

Specialty registrars

Scale Specialty registrar (Core training) Specialty registrar (Fixed Term) Specialty registrar (full)
Min 31,814 31,841 31,841
1 33,790 33,790 33,790
2 36,511 36,511 36,511
3 38,156 38,156 38,156
4 40,141 40,141 40,141
5 42,126
44,126
42,126
6     44,112
7     46,096
8     48,082
9     50,068

Note

Full details of total salaries for doctors in full time training is available to download in the 2019-20 pay circular including:

  • banding supplements
  • total salaries for trainees working less than 40 hours a week
  • less than full time (LTFT) trainees pay arrangements

 

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