Pay - Human Resources - Newcastle University


Payroll Deadlines from October 2015

Revised 2015/16 Pay Scales, effective from 1 August 2015

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)

The pay scale also includes typical job titles per grade. Please refer to your contract of employment for specific information regarding your position.

Common Payscales 2015 (PDF, 8KB)

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)

Non Clinical Academic, Research and Teaching Staff (PDF, 22KB)

Non Clinical Professorial (PDF, 21KB)

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

Other Scales

Hourly Paid Teaching Staff (PDF, 17KB)

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 Payscales 2014 (PDF, 95KB)

National Minimum Wage

from 1 April 2016

Age 25 and above £7.20
Age 21 £6.70
Age 18 - 20 £5.30
Age 16 - 17 £3.87

All figures are hourly rates.