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Pay scales and rates

Find out out more about our full time annual salary figures by grade. We also include rates for visiting lecturers and teaching assistance.

You can also download the pay scales.

  • Grade 1
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    4 (minimum)** 16,460
    5 (maximum)** 16,766

    ** The University will pay an additional supplement to spine point 4 and 5 to keep in step with the Living Wage pay rates.  The supplement will be £388 for spine point 4 and £82 for spine point 5 per annum with effect 01 November 2018, bringing spine point 4 and 5 up to the equivalent of £16,848 per annum.

  • Grade 2
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    5 (minimum)** 16,766
    6 (maximum) 17,079
    7 (contribution point)

    17,408

    8 (contribution point) 17,751

    ** The University will pay an additional supplement to spine point 4 and 5 to keep in step with the Living Wage pay rates.  The supplement will be £388 for spine point 4 and £82 for spine point 5 per annum with effect 01 November 2018, bringing spine point 4 and 5 up to the equivalent of £16,848 per annum.

  • Grade 3
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    7 (minimum) 17,408
    8 17,751
    9 18,189
    10 (maximum) 18,688
    11 (contribution point) 19,202
    12 (contribution point) 19,730
  • Grade 4
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    11 (minimum) 19,202
    12 19,730
    13 20,275
    14 20,836
    15 (maximum) 21,414
    16 (contribution point) 22,017
    17 (contribution point) 22,659
  • Grade 5
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    16 (minimum) 22,017
    17 22,659
    18 23,334
    19 24,029
    20 (maximum) 24,771
    21 (contribution point) 25,482
    22 (contribution point) 26,243
  • Visiting Lecturers

    The rate for Visiting Lecturers moves in line with the national pay award. The rate following the 2018 August pay award is £209.93 (per day).

  • Grade 6
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    22 (minimum) 26,243
    24 27,830
    26

    29,515

    28 31,302
    29 (maximum) 32,236
    30 (contribution point) 33,199
    32 (contribution point) 35,210
  • Grade 7
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    30 (minimum) 33,199
    32 35,211
    33 36,261
    34 37,345
    36 (maximum) 39,609
    37 (contribution point) 40,792
    38 (contribution point) 42,036
  • Grade 8
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    37 (minimum) 40,792
    38 42,036
    40 44,559
    41 45,892
    43 (maximum) 48,677
    44 (contribution point) 50,132
    46 (contribution point) 53,174
    47 (contribution point) 54,765
  • Grade 9
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    44 (minimum) 50,132
    46 53,174
    47 54,765
    48 56,403
    49 (maximum) 58,089
    50 (contribution point) 59,828
    51 (contribution point) 61,618
  • Grade 10
    Spine pointSalary (£)
    49 58,089 (minimum)
  • Teaching Assistance

    Where fractional Lecturer or Teaching fellow contracts are not appropriate the following rates apply for short term teaching assistance.

    Activity

    Rate
    per tutorial session £27.88
    per hour for demonstrating fees £15.81
    per essay marked £4.30
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