If you work in the NHS and are full time you are entitled to be paid **NHS overtime rates**. Full time working is anyone who works 37.5 hours a week. If you work any time over 37.5 hours you will be paid one and a half (1.5) times your normal hourly rate. If you work on a Bank Holiday the overtime increases to double your standard hourly rate.

These calculations are based on total earnings per hour in the 2024/2025 financial year. Calculations are gross and do not include Tax, Pension or National Insurance deductions. Hourly rates are based on a full time salary includig the 5.5% 2024/2025 NHS Payrise.

NHS Pay Band (paypoint) | Hourly Rate | Overtime (x1.5) | Bank Holiday (x2) |
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Band 2 - 1st paypoint | £12.08 | £18.12 | £24.16 |

Band 3 - 1st paypoint | £12.31 | £18.47 | £24.63 |

Band 3 - 2nd & final paypoint | £13.13 | £19.70 | £26.26 |

Band 4 - 1st paypoint | £13.57 | £20.36 | £27.14 |

Band 4 - 2nd & final paypoint | £14.89 | £22.34 | £29.78 |

Band 5 - 1st paypoint | £15.33 | £22.99 | £30.66 |

Band 5 - 2nd paypoint | £16.53 | £24.80 | £33.07 |

Band 5 - 3rd & final paypoint | £18.66 | £27.99 | £37.32 |

Band 6 - 1st paypoint | £19.10 | £28.65 | £38.20 |

Band 6 - 2nd paypoint | £20.16 | £30.23 | £40.31 |

Band 6 - 3rd & final paypoint | £23.00 | £34.50 | £46.00 |

Band 7 - 1st paypoint | £23.61 | £35.41 | £47.21 |

Band 7 - 2nd paypoint | £24.82 | £37.23 | £49.64 |

Band 7 - 3rd & final paypoint | £27.01 | £40.52 | £54.02 |

Some people choose not to be paid overtime and have the time back instead. This is called TOIL (Time Off In Lieu) of payment. It is at the discretion (permission) of the manager.

**NHS overtime rates** are only available for staff working in the NHS at a Band 2 to 7 level. Most members of staff working at 8A or above are not entitled to overtime payments either as extra hours or on a Bank Holiday. Some 8A clinicians are allowed to claim overtime.

Staff who must be on call are paid a standard rate (circa £25 a night). For any emergency work that must be undertaken they can claim time and a half at the top of a Band 7.

A ** Band 2 ** on the 1st pay point has an annual salary of £23,614 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £12.08 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £18.12 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £24.16 an hour.

The NHS Band 2 page details the total amount of Tax, NI and Pension that is deducted from gross pay and what percentage is left as take home pay.

A ** Band 3 ** on the 1st pay point has an annual salary of £24,071 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £12.31 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £18.47 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £24.63 an hour.

A ** Band 3 ** on the 2nd & final pay point has an annual salary of £25,674 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £13.13 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £19.70 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £26.26 an hour.

The NHS Band 3 page details the total amount of Tax, NI and Pension that is deducted from gross pay and what percentage is left as take home pay.

A ** Band 4 ** on the 1st pay point has an annual salary of £26,530 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £13.57 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £20.36 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £27.14 an hour.

A ** Band 4 ** on the 2nd & final pay point has an annual salary of £29,114 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £14.89 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £22.34 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £29.78 an hour.

The NHS Band 4 page details the total amount of Tax, NI and Pension that is deducted from gross pay and what percentage is left as take home pay.

A ** Band 5 ** on the 1st pay point has an annual salary of £29,969 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £15.33 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £22.99 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £30.66 an hour.

A ** Band 5 ** on the 2nd pay point has an annual salary of £32,324 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £16.53 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £24.80 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £33.07 an hour.

A ** Band 5 ** on the 3rd & final pay point has an annual salary of £36,483 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £18.66 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £27.99 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £37.32 an hour.

The NHS Band 5 page details the total amount of Tax, NI and Pension that is deducted from gross pay and what percentage is left as take home pay.

A ** Band 6 ** on the 1st pay point has an annual salary of £37,339 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £19.10 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £28.65 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £38.20 an hour.

A ** Band 6 ** on the 2nd pay point has an annual salary of £39,404 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £20.16 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £30.23 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £40.31 an hour.

A ** Band 6 ** on the 3rd & final pay point has an annual salary of £44,962 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £23.00 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £34.50 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £46.00 an hour.

The NHS Band 6 page details the total amount of Tax, NI and Pension that is deducted from gross pay and what percentage is left as take home pay.

A ** Band 7 ** on the 1st pay point has an annual salary of £46,148 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £23.61 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £35.41 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £47.21 an hour.

A ** Band 7 ** on the 2nd pay point has an annual salary of £48,526 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £24.82 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £37.23 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £49.64 an hour.

A ** Band 7 ** on the 3rd & final pay point has an annual salary of £52,809 . Their gross (total) hourly income before deductions is £27.01 an hour. If they worked over 37.5 hours in a week they would be paid 1.5 x their hourly rate as overtime. This is £40.52 an hour. If they worked on a Bank Holiday the payment would be double at £54.02 an hour.

The NHS Band 7 page details the total amount of Tax, NI and Pension that is deducted from gross pay and what percentage is left as take home pay.