Pay scale and pay premia information for Junior Doctors and Dentists in training.
StR Pay scale
Effective 1st April 2022
Occupancy Type: Clinical Training Fellow
* Contribution points
Point 10 on the UCL StR pay scale is the top point of the corresponding NHS StR pay scale. Therefore, employees in receipt of NHS Banding Supplements will have these payments capped at point 10.
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||2021||2022|
|CT1 or ST1 / SpR1|
|CT2 or ST2 / SpR2|
|CT3 or ST3 / SpR3||4||50,017||51,017|
|ST4 / SpR4|
|ST5 / SpR5|
|ST6 / SpR6||5||53,077 (56,077 from October 2021)||58,398|
|ST7 / SpR7|
|ST8 / SpR8|
- In dental specialities 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
- Nodal point 5 was only applicable from 1 October 2020.
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 2021||Full-time, annual value (£) April 2022|
|Hard to fill training programmes||General Practice||Payable to ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4 during general practice placements only.||8,965||9,144|
|Psychiatry Core Training||Payable to Psychiatry Core Trainees.||3,645||3,718|
|Psychiatry Higher Training||3 year higher training programme: 3,645||3 year higher training programme: 3,718|
|4 year higher training programme: 2,734||4 year higher training programme: 2,789|
|Psychiatry Higher training||Payable to ST4 and above only.||Dependent on length of training programme, see table 2 below.||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.||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.||Dependent on length of training programme, see table 2 below.||Dependent on length of training programme, see table 2 below.|
|Academia||As per paragraphs 33-38 of Schedule 2 of the TCS||Upon return to training following successful completion of higher degree.||4,374||4,461|
|Histopathology||Histopathology||Payable to trainees in ST1 and above only||4,374||4,461|
|LTFT (Less than full time) allowance||N/A||All LTFT trainees under the 2016 TCS, for as long as they continue to train LTFT (unless they receive the transitional pay premium) receive £1000||N/A||N/A|
For more information about pay premia visit the BMA webpage Understanding your payslip - junior doctors on the 2016 contract.
|Length of training programme*||Full-time annual value (£) 2021||Full-time annual value (£) 2022|
* 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).