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Junior Doctors

All junior doctor salaries reflect a working week of 40 hours, with extra pay for additional hours, night shifts, and on-call work.


Starting Salaries

Junior doctors at FY1 earn a basic salary of £26,614 in England, £23,672 in Scotland, £23,091 in Wales, and £22,862 in Northern Ireland.

Doctors beginning their speciality training earn a basic salary of £36,461 in England, £31,220 in Scotland, £30,606 in Wales, and £30,202 in Northern Ireland.

England

Junior doctors in England are employed on a 2016 contract, replacing the long-standing 2002 contract.

2016

GradeStage of TrainingNodal Point£ per annum
FY1FY1126,614
FY2FY2 230,805
StRCT1336,461
CT2
CT3446,208
StRST1336,461
ST2
ST3446,208
ST4
ST5
ST6
ST7
ST8

2002

ScaleFY1 (£)FY2 (£)StR Core (£)StR Fixed-Term (£)StR Full (£)
Min23,09128,64030,60530,60530,605
124,53230,51332, 47832, 47832, 478
225,97332,38635,09335,09335,093
336,67536,67536,675
438,58238,58238,582
540,49140,49140,491
642,399
744,307
846,215
948,123

Scotland

Junior doctors in Scotland are employed on a contract renewed for 2017-18.

2017-18

ScaleFY1 (£)FY2 (£)StR Core (£)StR Fixed-Term (£)StR Full (£)
Min23,67229,36131,22031,22031,220
125,14931,28133,13133,13133,131
226,62633,20135,79935,79935,799
337,41237,41237,412
439,35839,35839,358
541,30541,30541,305
643,251
745,197
847,144
949,091

Wales

Junior doctors in Wales are employed on a contract renewed for 2017-18.

2017-18

ScaleFY1 (£)FY2 (£)StR Core (£)StR Fixed-Term (£)StR Full (£)
Min23,09128,64130,60630,60630,606
124,53230,51432,47832,47832,478
225,97432,38735,09435,09435,094
336,67636,67636,676
438,58238,58238,582
540,49140,49140,491
642,399
744,307
846,215
948,124

Northern Ireland

Junior doctors in Northern Ireland are employed on a contract renewed for 2017-18.

2017-18

ScaleFY1 (£)FY2 (£)StR Core (£)StR Fixed-Term (£)StR Full (£)
Min22,86228,35730,30230,30230,302
124,28930,21132,15632,15632,156
225,71632,06534,74634,74634,746
336,31236,31236,312
438,20038,20038,200
540,09040,09040,090
641,980
743,868
845,757
947,647

 

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