NHS Pay Scales

The Latest NHS pay scales with supporting salary calculation to illustration salary deductions (PAYE, NICs, Pension) and show take home paye after tax.

The table below provides a list of the latest pay scales. For simplicity, we have linked the latest updates to the pay scales to a supporting NHS salary example o you can see an illustration of your take home pay after tax. You can calculate your exact take home after tax using the tax calculator (which allows for different tax codes, pension commitments etc.).

NHS Pay Rates for 2019/20 and 2020/21
Years of Experience2019/202020/21
Band 1< 1 year£17,652£18,005
1+ years£17,652£18,005
Band 2< 1 year£17,652£18,005
1-2 years£17,652£18,005
2-3 years£17,652£19,337
3-4 years£17,652£19,337
4-5 years£17,652£19,337
5-6 years£17,983£19,337
6+ years£19,020£19,337
Band 3< 1 year£18,813£19,737
1-2 years£18,813£19,737
2-3 years£18,813£21,142
3-4 years£18,813£21,142
4-5 years£19,332£21,142
5-6 years£19,917£21,142
6+ years£20,795£21,142
Band 4< 1 year£21,089£21,892
1-2 years£21,089£21,892
2-3 years£21,089£21,892
3-4 years£21,819£24,157
4-5 years£22,482£24,157
5-6 years£22,707£24,157
6+ years£23,761£24,157
Band 5< 1 year£24,214£24,907
1-2 years£24,214£24,907
2-3 years£24,214£26,970
3-4 years£26,220£26,970
4-5 years£26,220£27,416
5-6 years£27,260£27,416
6-7 years£28,358£30,615
7+ years£30,112£30,615
Band 6< 1 year£30,401£31,365
1-2 years£30,401£31,365
2-3 years£30,401£33,176
3-4 years£32,525£33,176
4-5 years£32,525£33,176
5-6 years£32,525£33,779
6-7 years£33,587£33,779
7-8 years£34,782£37,890
8+ years£37,267£37,890
Band 7< 1 year£37,570£38,890
1-2 years£37,570£38,890
2-3 years£37,570£40,894
3-4 years£37,570£40,894
4-5 years£38,765£40,894
5-6 years£38,765£41,723
6-7 years£40,092£41,723
7-8 years£41,486£44,503
8+ years£43,772£44,503
Band 8A< 1 year£44,606£45,753
1-2 years£44,606£45,753
2-3 years£44,606£45,753
3-4 years£46,331*£45,753
4-5 years£48,324*£45,753
5+ years£50,819£51,668
Band 8B< 1 year£52,306£53,168
1-2 years£52,306£53,168
2-3 years£52,306£53,168
3-4 years£55,226*£53,168
4-5 years£58,148*£53,168
5+ years£60,983£62,001
Band 8C< 1 year£61,777£63,751
1-2 years£61,777£63,751
2-3 years£61,777£63,751
3-4 years£64,670*£63,751
4-5 years£69,007*£63,751
5+ years£72,597£73,664
Band 8D< 1 year£73,936£75,914
1-2 years£73,936£75,914
2-3 years£73,936£75,914
3-4 years£77,550*£75,914
4-5 years£81,493*£75,914
5+ years£86,687£87,754
Band 9< 1 year£89,537£91,004
1-2 years£89,537£91,004
2-3 years£89,537£91,004
3-4 years£93,835*£91,004
4-5 years£98,339*£91,004
5+ years£103,860£104,927