Pay scales for SAS doctors in Wales

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

Location: Wales
Audience: SAS doctors
Updated: Tuesday 7 December 2021
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The tables below list the basic pay scales for specialty and associate specialist (SAS) doctors in Wales for 2021 and information on certain closed grades.

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Specialty doctors on the 2021 contract

Scale value Value £
Min 45,345
1 49,989
2 56,061
3 58,756
4 63,285
5 66,939
6 70,593
7 74,245
8 77,897

Specialist doctors on the 2021 contract

Scale value Value £
Min 79,894
1 (3 years completed as a specialist) 85,286
2 (6 years completed) 90,677

SAS doctors on the 2008 contract*

Scale Associate specialist Specialty doctor
Min 59,727 42,601
1 64,528 46,243
2 69,328 50,979
3 75,666 53,516
4 81,161 57,171
5 83,439 60,815
6 86,415 64,538
7 89,390 68,264
8 92,363 71,991
9 95,339 75,715
10 98,315 79,440

Associate specialists on the pre-2008 contract*

Level Value £
Min 38,836
1 42,950
2 47,062
3 51,175
4 55,289
5 59,402
6 64,833
7 69,541
Discretionary points
8 71,495
9 74,044
10 76,592
11 79,141
12 81,689
13 84,241

Staff grade doctors on the pre-2008 contract*

Level Value £
Min 35,134
1 37,923
2 40,712
3 43,500
4 46,290
5 49,573
Discretionary points
6 51,867
7 54,656
8 57,445
9 60,234
10 63,022
11 65,813

*Closed grades 

Information on the closed grades has been included for practitioners who were placed on these scales prior to them being closed.

No further practitioners should be placed on these pay scales.

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