Understanding the consultants' payslip

We navigate consultants' payslips, what it all means and what you need to look out for.

Location: England
Audience: Consultants
Last reviewed: 7 September 2020
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This short guide to understanding your payslip aims to clarify some of the entries on the consultant payslip, and also highlights the areas that you may need to look at more carefully.

Understanding what should be on your payslip is the first step to spotting any mistakes and avoiding any unwelcome surprises.

We explain the different elements of pay that you might receive and how this will show up on your payslip. If you're in Scotland, you can read more specific advice about your payslip.

BMA consultant payslip guide

If you think that you may have a problem with your pay, BMA employment advisers will be happy to offer advice and assistance. 

Need help? For questions about any aspect of your working life, our advisers are here to help you. Opening times: 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday (excluding UK bank holidays) and 9am - 12pm on Saturdays.