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 2017-2018.

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 2017-2018 pay circular.

 

 

Junior doctors employed under 2016 terms and conditions of service

Grade Stage of training Nodal point Value (£)
Foundation Doctor Year 1 FY1 1 26,614
Foundation Doctor Year 2 FY2 2 30,805

 

Specialty registrars (including GP trainees)

Grade Stage of training Nodal point Value (£)
Specialty Registrar (StR) (Core Training)
CT1
3 36,461

CT2



CT3
4
46,208
Specialty Registrar (StR)(Run-Through Training) and Specialty Registrar (StR)(Higher-Training) and Specialist Registrar (SpR)
ST1
3
36,461

ST2



ST3
4
46,208

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 23,091 28,640
1 24,532 30,513
2 25,973 32,386

 

Specialty registrars

Scale Specialty registrar (Core training) Specialty registrar (Fixed Term) Specialty registrar (full)
Min 30,605 30,605 30,605
1 32,478 32,478 32,478
2 35,093 35,093 35,093
3 36,675 36,675 36,675
4 38,582 38,582 38,582
5 40,491
40,491
40,491
6     42,399
7     44,307
8     46,215
9     48,123

 

Note

Full details of total salaries for doctors in full time training is available to download in the 2017-18 pay circular including:

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