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NHS pay scales 2016-17

Pay scales for NHS nursing staff in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from 1 April 2016.

Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£15,251 £15,251 £16,800 £19,217 £21,909 £26,302 £31,383 £40,028 £46,625 £56,104 £66,582 £78,629
£15,516 £15,516 £17,351 £19,655 £22,458 £27,361 £32,407 £41,373 £48,034 £57,640 £68,484 £82,434
  £15,944 £17,978 £20,348 £23,363 £28,462 £33,560 £43,038 £50,467 £59,606 £71,338 £86,390
  £16,372 £18,152 £21,052 £24,304 £29,333 £35,225 £44,703 £53,285 £62,397 £74,825 £90,537
  £16,800 £18,653 £21,692 £25,298 £30,357 £36,250 £46,625 £56,104 £66,582 £78,629 £94,883
  £17,351 £19,217 £21,909 £26,302 £31,383 £37,403 £48,034 £57,640 £68,484 £82,434 £99,437
  £17,978 £19,655 £22,458 £27,361 £32,407 £38,683          
        £28,462 £33,560 £40,028          
          £35,225 £41,373          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£7.80 £7.80 £8.59 £9.82 £11.20 £13.45 £16.05 £20.47 £23.84 £28.69 £34.05 £40.21
£7.94 £7.94 £8.87 £10.05 £11.49 £13.99 £16.57 £21.16 £24.57 £29.48 £35.02 £42.16
  £8.15 £9.19 £10.41 £11.95 £14.56 £17.16 £22.01 £25.81 £30.48 £36.48 £44.18
  £8.37 £9.28 £10.77 £12.43 £15 £18.01 £22.86 £27.25 £31.91 £38.27 £46.30
  £8.59 £9.54 £11.09 £12.94 £15.53 £18.54 £23.84 £28.69 £34.05 £40.21 £48.52
  £8.87 £9.82 £11.20 £13.45 £16.05 £19.13 £24.57 £29.48 £35.02 £42.16 £50.85
  £9.19 £10.05 £11.49 £13.99 £16.57 £19.78          
        £14.56 £17.16 £20.47          
          £18.01 £21.16          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£14,581 £14,581 £16,598 £19,217 £21,909 £26,302 £31,383 £40,028 £46,625 £56,104 £67,247 £79,415
£14,947 £14,947 £17,149 £19,655 £22,458 £27,361 £32,407 £41,373 £48,034 £57,640 £69,168 £83,258
£15,314 £15,314 £17,776 £20,348 £23,363 £28,462 £33,560 £43,038 £50,467 £60,202 £72,051 £87,254
  £15,742 £18,152 £21,052 £24,304 £29,333 £35,225 £44,703 £53,285 £63,021 £75,573 £91,422
  £16,170 £18,653 £21,692 £25,298 £30,357 £36,250 £46,625 £56,104 £67,247 £79,415 £95,832
  £16,598 £19,217 £21,909 £26,302 £31,383 £37,403 £48,034 £57,640 £69,168 £83,258 £100,431
  £17,149 £19,655 £22,458 £27,361 £32,407 £38,683          
  £17,776     £28,462 £33,560 £40,028          
          £35,225 £41,373          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£7.46 £7.46 £8.49 £9.83 £11.20 £13.45 £16.05 £20.47 £23.84 £28.69 £34.39 £40.61
£7.64 £7.64 £8.77 £10.05 £11.49 £13.99 £16.57 £21.16 £24.57 £29.48 £35.37 £42.58
  £7.83 £9.09 £10.41 £11.95 £14.56 £17.16 £22.01 £25.81 £30.79 £36.85 £44.62
  £8.05 £9.28 £10.77 £12.43 £15 £18.01 £22.86 £27.25 £32.23 £38.65 £46.76
  £8.27 £9.54 £11.09 £12.94 £15.53 £18.54 £23.84 £28.69 £34.39 £40.61 £49.01
  £8.49 £9.83 £11.20 £13.45 £16.05 £19.13 £24.57 £29.48 £35.37 £42.58 £51.36
  £8.77 £10.05 £11.49 £13.99 £16.57 £19.78          
  £9.09     £14.56 £17.16 £20.47          
          £18.01 £21.16          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£16,132 £16,132 £17,360 £19,902 £22,218 £26,565 £31,696 £40,428 £47,092 £56,665 £67,920 £80,209
  £16,529 £17,895 £20,327 £22,683 £27,635 £32,731 £41,787 £48,514 £58,217 £69,860 £84,091
  £16,944 £18,503 £21,000 £23,597 £28,746 £33,895 £43,469 £50,972 £60,804 £72,771 £88,127
  £17,360 £18,868 £21,683 £24,547 £29,626 £35,577 £45,150 £53,818 £63,651 £76,329 £92,357
  £17,895 £19,354 £22,092 £25,551 £30,661 £36,612 £47,092 £56,665 £67,920 £80,209 £96,791
  £18,503 £19,902 £22,218 £26,565 £31,696 £37,777 £48,514 £58,217 £69,860 £84,091 £101,436
    £20,327 £22,683 £27,635 £32,731 £39,070          
        £28,746 £33,895 £40,428          
          £35,577 £41,787          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£8.25 £8.25 £8.88 £10.18 £11.36 £13.59 £16.21 £20.68 £24.08 £28.98 £34.74 £41.02
  £8.45 £9.15 £10.40 £11.60 £14.13 £16.74 £21.37 £24.81 £29.77 £35.73 £43.01
  £8.67 £9.46 £10.74 £12.07 £14.70 £17.33 £22.23 £26.07 £31.10 £37.22 £45.07
  £8.88 £9.65 £11.09 £12.55 £15.15 £18.19 £23.09 £27.52 £32.55 £39.04 £47.23
  £9.15 £9.90 £11.30 £13.07 £15.68 £18.72 £24.08 £28.98 £34.74 £41.02 £49.50
  £9.46 £10.18 £11.36 £13.59 £16.21 £19.32 £24.81 £29.77 £35.73 £43.01 £51.88
    £10.40 £11.60 £14.13 £16.74 £19.98          
        £14.70 £17.33 £20.68          
          £18.19 £21.37          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£14,437 £14,437 £16,433 £19,027 £21,692 £26,041 £31,072 £39,632 £46,164 £55,548 £66,582 £78,629
£14,799 £14,799 £16,979 £19,461 £22,236 £27,090 £32,086 £40,964 £47,559 £57,069 £68,484 £82,434
£15,163 £15,163 £17,600 £20,147 £23,132 £28,180 £33,227 £42,612 £49,968 £59,606 £71,338 £86,390
  £15,586 £17,972 £20,844 £24,063 £29,043 £34,876 £44,261 £52,757 £62,397 £74,825 £90,537
  £16,010 £18,468 £21,477 £25,047 £30,057 £35,891 £46,164 £55,548 £66,582 £78,629 £94,883
  £16,433 £19,027 £21,692 £26,041 £31,072 £37,032 £47,559 £57,069 £68,484 £82,434 £99,437
  £16,979 £19,461 £22,236 £27,090 £32,086 £38,300          
  £17,600     £28,180 £33,227 £39,632          
          £34,876 £40,964          
Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8A Band 8B Band 8C Band 8D Band 9
£7.38 £7.38 £8.40 £9.73 £11.09 £13.32 £15.89 £20.27 £23.61 £28.41 £34.05 £40.21
£7.57 £7.57 £8.68 £9.95 £11.37 £13.85 £16.41 £20.95 £24.32 £29.19 £35.02 £42.16
£7.75 £7.75 £9 £10.30 £11.83 £14.41 £16.99 £21.79 £25.55 £30.48 £36.48 £44.18
  £7.97 £9.19 £10.66 £12.31 £14.85 £17.84 £22.64 £26.98 £31.91 £38.27 £46.30
  £8.19 £9.44 £10.98 £12.81 £15.37 £18.36 £23.61 £28.41 £34.05 £40.21 £48.52
  £8.40 £9.73 £11.09 £13.32 £15.89 £18.94 £24.32 £29.19 £35.02 £42.16 £50.85
  £8.68 £9.95 £11.37 £13.85 £16.41 £19.59          
  £9     £14.41 £16.99 £20.27          
          £17.84 £20.95          

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