NHS Terms and Conditions (AfC) pay scales - Annual

Bank-of-England

The table below shows the values of the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service (Agenda for Change) pay points from 1 April 2019. Full details of the pay arrangements are available in the NHS terms and conditions of service handbook.

Spine points are no longer used following the 2018 changes to the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service, but for ease of reference the table below contains the previous spine point that corresponds to the new pay structure value.

Band Previous spine point Minimum years of experience 2019/20 annual value (£)
Band 1 2 < 1 year 17,652
3 1+ years 17,652
Band 2 2 < 1 year  17,652
3 1 - 2 years 17,652
4 2 - 3 years 17,652
5 3 - 4 years 17,652
6 4 - 5 years 17,652
7 5 - 6 years 17,983
8 6+ years 19,020
Band 3 6 < 1 year  18,813
7 1 - 2 years 18,813
8 2 - 3 years 18,813
9 3 - 4 years 18,813
10 4 - 5 years 19,332
11 5 - 6 years 19,917
12  6+ years 20,795
 Band 4 11 < 1 year 21,089
12 1 - 2 years 21,089
13 2 - 3 years 21,089
14 3 - 4 years 21,819
15 4 - 5 years 22,482
16 5 - 6 years 22,707
17 6+ years 23,761
Band 5 16 < 1 year 24,214
17 1 - 2 years 24,214
18 2 - 3 years 24,214
19 3 - 4 years 26,220
20 4 - 5 years 26,220
21 5 - 6 years 27,260
22  6 - 7 years 28,358
23 7+ years 30,112
Band 6 21 < 1 year 30,401
22 1 - 2 years 30,401
23 2 - 3 years 30,401
24 3 - 4 years 32,525
25 4 - 5 years 32,525
26 5 - 6 years 32,525
27 6 - 7 years 33,587
28 7 - 8 years 34,782
29 8+ years 37,267
Band 7 26 < 1 year 37,570
27 1 - 2 years 37,570
28 2 - 3 years 37,570
29 3 - 4 years 37,570
30 4 - 5 years 38,765
31 5 - 6 years 38,765
32 6 - 7 years 40,092
33 7 - 8 years 41,486
34 8+ years 43,772
Band 8a 33  < 1 year 44,606
34 1 - 2 years 44,606
35 2 - 3 years 44,606
36 3 - 4 years 46,331
37 4 - 5 years 48,324
38 5+ years 50,819
Band 8b 37 < 1 year 52,306
38 1 - 2 years 52,306
39 2 - 3 years 52,306
40 3 - 4 years 55,226
41 4 - 5 years 58,148
42 5+ years 60,983
Band 8c 41 < 1 year 61,777
42 1 - 2 years 61,777
43 2 - 3 years 61,777
44 3- 4 years 64,670
45 4 - 5 years 69,007
46 5+ years 72,597
Band 8d 45 < 1 year 73,936
46 1 - 2 years 73,936
47 2 - 3 years 73,936
48 3- 4 years 77,550
49 4 - 5 years 81,493
50 5+ years 86,687
Band 9 49 < 1 year 89,537
50 1 - 2 years  89,537
51 2 - 3 years 89,537
52 3- 4 years 93,835
53 4 - 5 years 98,339
54 5+ years 103,860

Additional guidance is available which describes how to read a pay journey from the pay scales.

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