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Pay scale material for 2022/23

NHS terms and conditions annual, hourly and HCAS pay values scales for 2022/23
Agenda for change

1 April 2022

The detail of the 2022/23 pay award is not yet known but this material has been published following amendments to the spot salary of Band 1 and the entry point of Band 2 from 1 April 2022 to maintain compliance with the National Living Wage. At this time, no changes have been made to any other pay points. 

Further information on the changes can be found in the guidance issued by the NHS Staff Council.

  • Band 1* £18,870        
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 2 £18,870 2 £19,918    
    Band 3 £20,330 2 £21,777    
    Band 4 £22,549 3 £24,882    
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Intermediate step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
    Band 5 £25,655 2 £27,780 2 £31,534
    Band 6 £32,306 2 £34,172 3 £39,027
    Band 7 £40,057 2 £42,121 3 £45,839
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 8a £47,126** 5 £53,219    
    Band 8b £54,764** 5 £63,862    
    Band 8c £65,664** 5 £75,874    
    Band 8d £78,192** 5 £90,387    
    Band 9 £93,735** 5 £108,075    

    * Band 1 is closed to new entrants

    ** Does not include the one-off consolidated payment. Please refer to Annex 2, table 10a for further information. The continuation of the temporary consolidated payments will apply only to those in receipt of them as at 31 March 2021.

  • Band 1* £9.65        
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 2 £9.65 2 £10.19    
    Band 3 £10.40 2 £11.14    
    Band 4 £11.53 3 £12.73    
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Intermediate step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
    Band 5 £13.12 2 £14.21 2 £16.13
    Band 6 £16.52 2 £17.48 3 £19.96
    Band 7 £20.49 2 £21.54 3 £23.44
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 8a £24.10** 5 £27.22    
    Band 8b £28.01** 5 £32.66    
    Band 8c £33.58** 5 £38.81    
    Band 8d £39.99** 5 £46.23    
    Band 9 £47.94** 5 £55.27    

    * Band 1 is closed to new entrants

    ** Does not include the one-off consolidated payment. Please refer to Annex 2, table 10a for further information. The continuation of the temporary consolidated payments will apply only to those already in receipt of them as at 31 March 2021. 

  • * No changes have been made to the HCAS rates following the uplift in pay to Band 1 and the entry point of Band 2 to ensure compliance with the National Living Wage from 1 April 2022. Rates will be updated once the outcome of the 2022/23 pay award is known.* 

    Annual rate inclusive of HCAS is the higher value of the two. The hourly rate inclusive of HCAS is stated in brackets. 

    Band 1*

    £23,154

    (£11.84)

           
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 2

    £23,154

    (£11.84)

    2

    £24,526

    (£12.54)

       
    Band 3

    £24,938

    (£12.75)

    2

    £26,385

    (£13.49)

       
    Band 4

    £27,157

    (£13.89)

    3

    £29,859

    (£15.27)

       
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Intermediate step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
    Band 5

    £30,786

    (£15.75)

    2

    £33,336

    (£17.05)

    2

    £37,841

    (£19.35)

    Band 6

    £38,768

    (£19.83)

    2

    £41,007

    (£20.97)

    3

    £46,124

    (£23.59)

    Band 7

    £47,154

    (£24.12)

    2

    £49,218

    (£25.17)

    3

    £52,936

    (£27.07)

               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 8a

    £54,223 **

    (£27.73)

    5

    £60,316

    (£30.85)

       
    Band 8b 

    £61,861 **

    (£31.64)

    5

    £70,959

    (£36.29)

       
    Band 8c 

    £72,761 **

    (£37.21)

    5

    £82,971

    (£42.43)

       
    Band 8d 

    £85,289

    (£43.62)

    5

    £97,484

    (£49.86)

       
    Band 9

    £100,832

    (£51.57)

    5

    £115,172

    (£58.90)

       

    * Band 1 is closed to new entrants

    ** Does not include the one-off consolidated payment. Please refer to Annex 2, table 10(a) for further information. The continuation of the temporary consolidated payments will only apply to those in receipt of them as at 31 March 2021.

  • * No changes have been made to the HCAS rates following the uplift in pay to Band 1 and the entry point of Band 2 to ensure compliance with the National Living Wage from 1 April 2022. Rates will be updated once the outcome of the 2022/23 pay award is known.* 

    Annual rate inclusive of HCAS is the higher value of the two. The hourly rate inclusive of HCAS is stated in brackets.

    Band 1 *

    £22,444

    (£11.48)

           
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 2

    £22,444

    (£11.48)

    2

    £23,816

    (£12.18)

       
    Band 3

    £24,228

    (£12.39)

    2

    £25,675

    (£13.13)

       
    Band 4

    £26,447

    (£13.53)

    3

    £28,780

    (£14.72)

       
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Intermediate step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
    Band 5

    £29,553

    (£15.11)

    2

    £31,947

    (£16.34)

    2

    £36,265

    (£18.55)

    Band 6

    £37,152

    (£19.00)

    2

    £39,139

    (£20.02)

    3

    £43,994

    (£22.50)

    Band 7

    £45,024

    (£23.03)

    2

    £47,088

    (£24.08)

    3

    £50,806

    (£25.98)

               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 8a

    £52,093 **

    (£26.64)

    5

    £58,186

    (£29.76)

       
    Band 8b

    £59,731 **

    (£30.55)

    5

    £68,829

    (£35.20)

       
    Band 8c

    £70,631 **

    (£36.12)

    5

    £80,841

    (£41.35)

       
    Band 8d

    £83,159 **

    (£42.53)

    5

    £95,354

    (£48.77)

       
    Band 9

    £98,702 **

    (£50.48)

    5

    £113,042

    (£57.81)

       

    * Band 1 closed to new entrants

    ** Does not include the one-off consolidated payment. Please refer to Annex 2, table 10(a) for further information. The continuation for the temporary consolidated payments will apply only to those in receipt of them as at 31 March 2021. 

  • * No changes have been made to the HCAS rates following the uplift in pay to Band 1 and the entry point of Band 2 to ensure compliance with the National Living Wage from 1 April 2022. Rates will be updated once the outcome of the 2022/23 pay award is known.* 

    Annual rate inclusive of HCAS is the higher value of the two. The hourly rate inclusive of HCAS is stated in brackets.

    Band 1 *

    £19,612

    (£10.03)

           
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression  Top step point    
    Band 2

    £19,612

    (£10.03)

    2

    £20,984

    (£10.73)

       
    Band 3

    £21,396

    (£10.94)

    2

    £22,866

    (£11.69)

       
    Band 4

    £23,677

    (£12.11)

    3

    £26,127

    (£13.36) 

       
               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Intermediate step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
    Band 5

    £26,938

    (£13.78)

    2

    £29,169

    (£14.92)

    2

    £33,111

    (£16.93)

    Band 6

    £33,922

    (£17.35)

    2

    £35,881

    (£18.35)

    3

    £40,872

    (£20.90)

    Band 7

    £41,902

    (£21.43)

    2

    £43,966

    (£22.49)

    3

    £47,684

    (£24.39)

               
      Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point    
    Band 8a

    £48,971 **

    (£25.05)

    5

    £55,064

    (£28.16)

       
    Band 8b

    £56,609 **

    (£28.95)

    5

    £65,707

    (£33.61)

       
    Band 8c

    £67,509 **

    (£34.53)

    5

    £77,719

    (£39.75)

       
    Band 8d

    £80,037 **

    (£40.93)

    5

    £92,232

    (£47.17)

       
    Band 9

    £95,580 **

    (£48.88)

    5

    £109,920

    (£56.22)

       

    * Band 1 is closed to new entrants

    ** Does not include the one-off consolidated payment. Please refer to Annex 2, table 10(a) for further information. The continuation of the temporary consolidated payments will apply only to those in receipt of them as at 31 March 2021.