Clinical academic pay scales (Scotland) from 1 April 2019

  1. Summary of changes
    The value of distinction awards and discretionary awards is unchanged from last year.
    All other pay scales have been uplifted by 2.5% to basic pay.
  2. Non-consolidated awards
    No non-consolidated awards apply.
  3. Clinical academics below the level of consultant (pre 2009 scale) and Senior Lecturer / Reader Scale
ScaleSpineSalary FromSalary From
Point01/04/201801/04/2019
Lecturer (+) 1 £33,550

£34,388

2 £35,211

£36,091

3 £36,873

£37,795

4 £38,534

£39,498

5 £40,538

£41,552 

6 £42,544

£43,607 

7 £44,549

£45,663 

8 £46,553

£47,717 

9 £48,558

£49,772

10 (1) £53,770

£55,114 

11 (1) £58,092

£59,544

12 *

(1) £62,413

£63,973

Senior Lecturer/Reader   (1) £53,770

£55,114

  (1) £58,092 £59,544
  (1) £62,413 £63,973 
  (1) £66,739 £68,407
  (1) £72,252 £74,058
  (1) £76,062 £77,964
(+) This salary scale applies to clinical lecturers only.  If HEIs wish to apply the scale to other clinical staff than clinical lecturers that is a matter for local determination
(1) These points are HE specific pay scales that have no NHS equivalent. A 2.5% increase has been applied in line with the latest NHS Scotland Pay Circular.
(*) This point was introduced on 1 April 2002 and relates only to dentists paid on clinical academic pay scales.