A Guide to NHS Pay Bands for Nurses in 2021



A Guide to NHS Pay Bands for Nurses in 2021


A Guide to NHS Pay Bands for Nurses in 2021

Ever wonder about the NHS Pay Bands for Nurses? Here is a brief guide for you!

 

Within each band of pay, there are different levels of income you may receive this is generally in accordance with your experience.

 

Here’s a brief guide to pay on offer within each banding.

 

Band 5 Salary

Most newly qualified nurses will start on Band 5 pay, the current starting salary for Band 5 Nurses is £24,907.

After 2-4 years of experience, your salary would rise to £26,970.

And at the very top of this banding, you’ll be paid £30,615.

 

Band 6 Salary

Typically Band 6 Nurses include Senior Nurses, Deputy Ward Managers, Health Visitors and various specialist nurses.

The current starting salary of a Band 6 Nurse is £31,365 and rises to £37,890 after seven years of experience.

 

Band 7 Salary

Band 7 Nursing roles include Ward Managers, Emergency Nurse, Practitioner and clinical specialist.

The current starting salary for a Band 7 Nurse starts at £38,890 and rises to £44,503 after seven years of experience.

 

Band 8 and 9 Salary

There are only a few people that enter Band 8 and 9 pay. There are only a few types of roles that qualify.

Band 8 and 9 roles typically apply to Modern Matrons, Chief Nurses and Consultants.

 

Band 8 roles start at £45,753, but rise to £87,754 a year.

Meanwhile, Band 9 roles start at £91,004 and rise to £104,927 per year.

 

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