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 2018-2019.

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 2018-2019 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 27,146
Foundation Doctor Year 2 FY2 2 31,422

 

Specialty registrars (including GP trainees)

Grade Stage of training Nodal point Value (£)
Specialty Registrar (StR) (Core Training)
CT1
3 37,191

CT2



CT3
4
47,132
Specialty Registrar (StR)(Run-Through Training) and Specialty Registrar (StR)(Higher-Training) and Specialist Registrar (SpR)
ST1
3
37,191

ST2



ST3
4
47,132

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 29,231
1 25,023 31,124
2 26,493 33,034

 

Specialty registrars

Scale Specialty registrar (Core training) Specialty registrar (Fixed Term) Specialty registrar (full)
Min 31,217 31,217 31,217
1 33,127 33,127 33,127
2 35,795 35,795 35,795
3 37,408 37,408 37,408
4 39,354 39,354 39,354
5 41,300
41,300
41,300
6     43,247
7     45,193
8     47,193
9     49,086

Note

Full details of total salaries for doctors in full time training is available to download in the 2018-19 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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