NHS Pay Bands 2021

NHS pay bands 2021 including annual salary information and hourly rates. Plus higher cost area supplements for Inner London, Outer London and London Fringe. NHS Pay Rises in 2021 ensured that the lowest paid Band 1 NHS staff received £18,546 a year.

NHS Pay Rises 2021

Bands and Pay PointsNHS Pay ScalesInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Band 1£18,546£23,154.00£22,444£19,612
Band 2Band 2Band 2Band 2Band 2
Entry Step Point£18,546£23,154.00£22,444£19,612
2+ years£19,918£24,526.00£23,816£20,984
Band 3Band 3Band 3Band 3Band 3
Entry Step Point£20,330£24,938.00£24,228£21,396
2+ years£21,777£26,385.00£25,675£22,866
Band 4Band 4Band 4Band 4Band 4
Entry Step Point£22,549£27,157.00£26,447£23,677
3+ years£24,882£29,859.00£28,780£26,127
Band 5Band 5Band 5Band 5Band 5
Entry Step Point£25,655£30,786.00£29,553£26,938
2-4 years£27,780£33,336.00£31,947£29,169
4+ years£31,534£37,841.00£36,265£33,111
Band 6Band 6Band 6Band 6Band 6
Entry Step Point£32,306£38,768.00£37,152£33,922
2-5 years£34,172£41,007.00£39,139£35,881
5+ years£39,027£46,124.00£43,994£40,872
Band 7Band 7Band 7Band 7Band 7
Entry Step Point£40,057£47,154£45,024£41,902
2-5 years£42,121£49,218£47,088£43,966
5+ years£45,839£52,936£50,806£47,684
Band 8aBand 8aBand 8aBand 8aBand 8a
Entry Step Point£47,126£54,223£52,093£48,971
5+ years£53,219£60,316£58,186£55,064
Band 8bBand 8bBand 8bBand 8bBand 8b
Entry Step Point£54,764£61,861£59,731£56,609
5+ years£63,862£70,959£68,829£65,707
Band 8cBand 8cBand 8cBand 8cBand 8c
Entry Step Point£65,664£72,761£70,631£67,509
5+ years£75,874£82,971£80,841£77,719
Band 8dBand 8dBand 8dBand 8dBand 8d
Entry Step Point£78,192£85,289£83,159£80,037
5+ years£90,387£97,484£95,354£92,232
Band 9Band 9Band 9Band 9Band 9
Entry Step Point£93,735£100,832£98,702£95,580
5+ years£108,075£115,172£113,042£109,920

NHS Pay Band 2021 Hourly Rates

The table below shows the hourly rates all NHS Pay Bands in 2021. 

Bands and Pay PointsNHS Pay ScalesInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Band 1£9.49£11.84£11.84£10.03
Band 2Band 2Band 2Band 2Band 2
Entry Step Point£9.49£11.84£11.84£10.03
2+ years£10.19£12.54£12.18£10.73
Band 3Band 3Band 3Band 3Band 3
Entry Step Point£10.40£12.75£12.39£10.94
2+ years£11.14£13.49£13.13£11.69
Band 4Band 4Band 4Band 4Band 4
Entry Step Point£11.53£13.89£13.53£12.11
3+ years£12.73£15.27£14.72£13.36
Band 5Band 5Band 5Band 5Band 5
Entry Step Point£13.12£15.75£15.11£13.78
2-4 years£14.21£17.05£16.34£14.92
4+ years£16.13£19.35£18.55£16.93
Band 6Band 6Band 6Band 6Band 6
Entry Step Point£16.52£19.83£19.00£17.35
2-5 years£17.48£20.97£20.02£18.35
5+ years£19.96£23.59£22.50£20.90
Band 7Band 7Band 7Band 7Band 7
Entry Step Point£20.49£24.12£23.03£21.43
2-5 years£21.54£25.17£24.08£22.49
5+ years£23.44£27.07£25.98£24.39
Band 8aBand 8aBand 8aBand 8aBand 8a
Entry Step Point£24.10£27.73£26.64£25.05
5+ years£27.22£30.85£29.76£28.16
Band 8bBand 8bBand 8bBand 8bBand 8b
Entry Step Point£28.01£31.64£30.55£28.95
5+ years£32.66£36.29£35.20£33.61
Band 8cBand 8cBand 8cBand 8cBand 8c
Entry Step Point£33.58£37.21£36.12£34.53
5+ years£38.81£42.43£41.35£39.75
Band 8dBand 8dBand 8dBand 8dBand 8d
Entry Step Point£39.99£43.62£42.53£40.93
5+ years£46.23£49.86£48.77£47.17
Band 9Band 9Band 9Band 9Band 9
Entry Step Point£47.94£51.57£50.48£48.88
5+ years£55.27£58.90£57.81£56.22
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