Pay - Human Resources - Newcastle University


Revised 2015/6 Pay Scales, effective from 1 August 2015

(include new Reader grade but exclude national pay award)

New Academic Pay Scale (for staff on Academic, Research or Teaching contracts)
This includes important changes introduced w.e.f. 1 August 2015, including:

  • A new Reader pay grade (grade IA)
  • A revised professorial pay scale (grade IB)
  • A revised Senior Lecturer pay scale (grade H)

New Professional Services Pay Scale (for staff in Operational, Technical and Professional/Admin job roles)

- revised local pay rates on points 2, 3 and 4
- revision to the professorial equivalent pay scale (previously grade I, now grade IB)

New non-clinical Professorial pay scales
Revised scale – previously grade I, now grade IB

Non Clinical Professorial (PDF, 31KB)

Non Clinical Academic, Research and Teaching Staff (PDF, 21KB)

Professional Services (PDF, 24KB)

2014/5 Pay Scales effective until 31 July 2015

Non Clinical Professorial (PDF, 21KB)

Payroll Deadlines from October 2014

Common Pay Spine

Grades A - I (PDF, 95KB)

Other Scales

Hourly Paid Teaching Staff (PDF, 90KB)

Undergraduate Tutors (PDF, 81KB)

Postgraduate Demonstrators (PDF, 82KB)

Medical Sciences Scales

Clinical Academics (PDF, 94KB)

Clinical Consultants (New Contracts) (PDF, 8KB)

Clinical Consultants (Old Contracts) (PDF, 5KB)

Senior Academic GP (PDF, 12KB)

Clinical Research Associates (PDF, 36KB)

Professions Allied to Medicine e.g. Nurses (PDF, 73KB)

Medical Sciences Related

Criteria for Pay Thresholds (PDF, 142KB)

Progression Through Pay Thresholds Form (Word, 19KB)

Mediation and Appeals Framework for Pay Progression (PDF, 219KB)

Obsolete Payscales

Common Payscale 2013 (PDF, 93KB)

National Minimum Wage

from 1st October 2014

Age 21 and above £7.28 (£6.50 basic plus 78p holiday pay)
Age 18 - 20 £5.75 (£5.13 basic plus 62p holiday pay)
Age 16 - 17 £4.25 (£3.79 basic plus 46p holiday pay)

All figures are hourly rates.