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Junior Doctors Pay scale

Pay scale and pay premia information for Junior Doctors and Dentists in training.

For both scales below the London Allowance is £3,092  (effective 01 August 2018)

StR Pay scale

Effective 01 October 2018

StR Scale
Occupancy Type £ per annum
Clinical Training Fellow33,127
35,795
37,408
39,354
41,300
43,247
45,193
47,139
49,086
*54,232
*58,593
*62,950 (i)

* Contribution points


Junior Doctors Pay scale, including Dentists in training.

There is no automatic, annual pay progression on this scale as progression is linked to stage of training.

Stage of NHS Training

Nodal point

01.04.17

01.10.18

FY1

1

26,614

27,146
FY2

2

30,805

31,422
CT1 or ST1 / SpR1
CT2 or ST2 / SpR2

3

36,461

37,191
CT3 or ST3 / SpR3
ST4 / SpR4
ST5 / SpR5
ST6 / SpR6
ST7 / SpR7
ST8 / SpR8

4

46,208 

47,132

Note: in dental specialties only, Specialty Training begins at ST1, therefore all dentists in Dental Specialty Training (ST1 onwards) going on to the JDPS scale should be placed on Nodal point 4

 

Pay Premia

The below pay premia may also be applicable (Junior Doctors Pay scale only). 

Name of premia

Applicable training programme

Eligibility

Full-time, annual value (£) April 2017

Full-time, annual value (£) October 2018

Hard to fill training programmes

General Practice

Payable to ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4 during general practice placements only.

8,282

8,448

 

Psychiatry Core Training

Payable to Psychiatry Core Trainees.

3,367

3,434

 

Psychiatry Higher Training

Payable to Psychiatry Higher Trainees.

3 year higher training programme:                     3,367

4 year higher training programme:                     2,525

3 year higher training programme:
3,434

4 year higher training programme: 
2,576

 

Psychiatry Higher training

Payable to ST4 and above only.

Dependent on length of training programme, see table 2 below.

 
 

Emergency Medicine

Payable to ST4 and above only.

Dependent on length of training programme, see table 2 below. 

Dual qualification – OMFS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, as per paragraph 39-41 of Schedule 2 of the TCS

Payable to ST3 and above only.

Between
£2,525 and
£6,734** per
annum
Between
£2,576 and
£6,868** per
annum

Academia

As per paragraphs 33-38 of Schedule 2 of the TCS

Upon return to training following successful completion of higher degree.

4,040

4,121
HistopathologyHistopathologyPayable to
trainees in ST1
and above only
-£4,121

Table 2

Length of training programme*

Full time annual value (£) 
April 2017

Full time annual value (£) 
October 2018

3 years

6,734

6,868

4 years

5,050

5,151

5 years

4,040

4,121

6 years

3,367

3,434

7 years

2,886

2,944

8 years

2,525

2,576

* This is the length of the eligible training programme as specified by the curriculum, it is not the number of years that any particular trainee has remaining on their eligible training programme. For more details please see Pay and Conditions Circular (M&D) 3/2018