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Junior doctor payslip explained (2016)

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Under the new 2016 junior doctor contract the pay structure is very different, and there may be some terms on your first payslip that are unfamiliar to you.

Our sample payslip explains all the different new elements of pay that you might receive.


Cash floor pay protection

With your first payslip, your employer should send a separate statement in the format of a template, which explains how your cash floor pay protection amount, if applicable, has been calculated.

View the Cash floor pay protection template


Sample payslip

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Juniors new payslip guide


Check your pay scale

See the tables which list the basic pay scales for doctors in training in England for 2019-2020.

Pay scales for junior doctors in England


Tables of pay

These pay tables estimate pay for full-time doctors in training and are based on the details set out in the terms and conditions of service released by NHS Employers. 

View pay tables


Latest contract guidance

Access the latest guidance on the 2016 junior doctor contract.

2016 contract guidance