Pay scales for consultants in Scotland

The basic pay scales for NHS consultants in Scotland.

Location: Scotland
Audience: Consultants
Updated: Tuesday 29 September 2020
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The tables below list the basic pay scales for consultants in Scotland.

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Consultants on the 2004 contract

Threshold Value £
1 84,984
2 86,779
3 89,362
4 91,946
5 (5-9 years as a consultant) 94,523
6 (10-14 years) 100,659
7 (15-19 years) 106,795
8 (20+ years) 112,925

Consultants on the pre-2004 contract

Level Value £
Basic 70,560
1 75,610
2 80,659
3 85,709
4 90,488

Discretionary points

Level Value £
1 3,204
2 6,408
3 9,612
4 12,816
5 16,020
6 19,224
7 22,428
8 25,632