Pay scales for consultants in Scotland

The basic pay scales for NHS consultants in Scotland.

Location: Scotland
Audience: Consultants
Last reviewed: 10 January 2022
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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 87,534
2 89,383
3 92,043
4 94,705
5 (5-9 years as a consultant) 97,359
6 (10-14 years) 103,679
7 (15-19 years) 109,999
8 (20+ years) 116,313

Consultants on the pre-2004 contract

Level Value £
Basic 72,677
1 77,879
2 83,079
3 88,281
4 93,203

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
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