Pay scales for SAS doctors in England

The basic pay scales for specialty and associate staff (SAS) doctors in England.
Location: England
Audience: SAS doctors
Updated: Tuesday 10 March 2020
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The tables below list the basic pay scales for specialty and associate specialist (SAS) doctors in England for 2019-2020 and information on certain closed grades.

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SAS doctors on the 2008 contract

Scale value Associate specialist Specialty doctor
Min 56,133 40,037
1 60,646 43,360
2 65,157 47,911
3 71,115 50,296
4 76,279 53,733
Threshold 1
5 78,421 57,156
6 81,216 60,656
7 84,012 64,158
Threshold 2
8 86,807 67,659
9 89,603 71,159
10 92,401 74,661

Associate specialists on the pre-2008 contract

Level Value £
Min 41,001
1 45,344
2 49,686
3 54,028
4 58,371
5 62,713
6 68,448
7 73,418
Discretionary points
8 75,480
9 78,171
10 80,862
11 83,552
12 86,243
13 88,936

Staff grade doctors on the pre-2008 contract

Level Value £
Min 37,092
1 40,037
2 42,980
3 45,925
4 48,870
5 52,337
Discretionary points
6 54,759
7 57,702
8 60,647
9 63,592
10 66,535
11 69,482

Senior and clinical medical officers

Level Senior clinical medical officer Clinical medical officer
Min 50,211 35,533
1 53,268 37,457
2 56,323 39,380
3 59,379 41,304
4 62,435 42,173
5 65,490 45,151
6 68,546 47,075
7 71,602 49,000