NHS pay scale 2021-22

This pay system covers all staff except doctors, dentists, and very senior managers. Each of the nine pay bands has a number of pay points. Staff will normally progress to the next pay point annually until they reach the top of the pay band. In addition to basic pay, there is also extra pay for staff who work in high-cost areas such as around London.


  • Pre-Registered Nurses will be on Band-3/ Band-4 pay scale

  • Registered Nurses are on Band-5 pay scale

NHS Pay Scale