What is NHS Pay Rise 2021/22 - NHS Pay Rise Explained

Based on the recent announcement made by the UK government, England and Wales have been offered a 3% of pay rise and Scotland has been offered a 4% of pay increase

Below are pay uplifts for each band in England and Wales after a 3% pay rise

  • Band 1 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £18,005 up to £18,545.
  • Band 2 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £18,005 up to £18,545.
  • Band 3 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £19,737 up to £20,329.
  • Band 4 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £21,892 up to £22,549.
  • Band 5 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £21,892 up to £22,549.
  • Band 6 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £24,907 up to £25,654.
  • Band 7 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £31,365 up to £32,306.
  • Band 8 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £45,753 up to £47,126.
  • Band 9 NHS pay rise after 3% will be from £91,004 up to £93,734.

The pay uplifts for Scotland are 4%, Based on the uplifts the following analysis has been made. 

  • Band 1 to 4 NHS pay rise will be an uplift of £1,009
  • Band 5 to 7 NHS pay riseuplifts will be 4%
  • Band 8a to 8c pay rise uplifts will be 2%
  • Band 8d to 9 pay rise uplifts will be £800

As per document published by Unison,The NHS Scotland Agenda for pay rise for the year 2021 to 2022 is listed below

Band No Point Percent Pay rise of Annual Pay
Band 1 1 5.46% £1,009 £19,487
Band 2 1 5.42% £1,009 £19,609
2 4.90% £1,009 £21,615
Band 3 1 4.87% £1,009 £21,709
2 4.47% £1,009 £23,603
Band 4 1 4.44% £1,009 £23,709
2 4.04% £1,009 £25,982
Band 5 1 4.00% £1,004 £26,104
2 4.00% £1,079 £28,049
3 4.00% £1,266 £32,915
Band 6 1 4.00% £1,272 £33,072
2 4.00% £1,332 £34,637
3 4.00% £1,567 £40,736
Band 7 1 4.00% £1,572 £40,872
2 4.00% £1,636 £42,530
3 4.00% £1,840 £47,846
Band 8a 1 2.00% £990 £50,470
2 2.00% £1,068 £54,482
Band 8b 1 2.00% £1,191 £60,730
2 2.00% £1,282 £65,377
Band 8c 1 2.00% £1,427 £72,792
2 2.00% £1,538 £78,452
Band 8d 1 0.93% £800 £86,611
2 0.89% £800 £90,532
Band 9 1 0.78% £800 £102,558
2 0.75% £800 £108,050

You can refer the published document by Unison here for detailed information

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