Pay Rates

Agenda for Change Pay Rates

View the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook known as Agenda for Change for the full terms and conditions of NHS employment.


Emergency Medical Technicians

Click here to read more on the Pay Journey Update for an EMT previously capped in Band 5


The table below shows the values of the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service (Agenda for Change) pay points from 1 April 2022. 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.

NHS Pay Scales 2022/23

Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
Band 2 £20,270 2 £21,318
Band 3 £21,730 2 £23,177
Band 4 £23,949 3 £26,282
Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Intermediate step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
Band 5 £27,055 2 £29,180 2 £32,934
Band 6 £33,706 2 £35,572 3 £40,588
Band 7 £41,659 2 £43,806 3 £47,672
Entry step point Years until eligible for pay progression Top step point
Band 8a £48,526** 5 £54,619
Band 8b £56,164** 5 £65,262
Band 8c £67,064** 5 £77,274
Band 8d £79,592** 5 £91,787
Band 9 £95,135** 5 £109,475

 

 

 


Annex 9: High cost area supplements from 1 April 2021

Area 1 April 2018
Inner London 20% of basic salary, subject to a:

  • minimum payment of £4,608 and a maximum payment of £7,097
Outer London 15% of basic salary, subject to a:

  • minimum payment of £3,898 and a maximum payment of £4,967
Fringe 5% of basic salary, subject to a:

  • minimum payment of £1,066 and a maximum payment of £1,845

Download Annex 9 showing all rates since 2004

 

 


Arrangements for Redundancy Pay
Shared Parental Leave and Flexible Working


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