Pay scales for SAS doctors in Scotland

The basic pay scales for specialty and associate staff (SAS) doctors in Scotland.

Location: Scotland
Audience: SAS doctors
Updated: Wednesday 15 September 2021
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The tables below list the basic pay scales for specialty and associate specialist (SAS) doctors in Scotland for 2021-2022 and information on certain closed grades.

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SAS doctors on the 2008 contract

Pay point Associate specialist Specialty doctor
0 60,632 43,246
1 65,506 46,944
2 70,378 51,751
3 76,814 54,327
4 82,391 58,039
Threshold 1
5 84,705 61,737
6 87,725 65,517
7 89,837 69,299
Threshold 2
8 92,770 73,081
9 95,701 76,862
10 98,635 80,643

Associate specialists on the pre-2008 contract

Level Value £
Min 44,287
1 48,978
2 53,669
3 58,358
4 63,049
5 67,739
6 73,934
7 79,300
Discretionary points
8 81,529
9 84,435
10 87,341
11 89,355
12 92,177
13 95,002

Staff grade practitioner on the pre-1997 contract

Level Value £
Min 40,065
1 43,246
2 46,425
3 49,605
4 52,786
5 55,966
6 59,147
7 62,327

Staff grade practitioner on the 1997 contract

Level Value £
Min 40,065
1 43,246
2 46,425
3 49,605
4 52,786
5 56,531
Discretionary points (optional)
6 59,147
7 62,327
8 65,507
9 68,688
10 71,868
11 75,049