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Research Establishments (Technicians' Pay Scales)

Volume 958: debated on Monday 20 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will list in the Official Report the current pay scales of technicians employed in Government research establishments which fall within the general responsibility of her Department.

The current pay scales for technicians in the Science Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council and Agricultural Research Council, which have operated since 1st April 1978 are:Professional and technology officer

£
Grade IV3,148
3,251
3,355
3,458
3,562
3,671
3,774
3,878
3,981
4,085
4,206
4,326

£
Grade III4,326
4,435
4,545
4,654
4,763
4,869
Grade II4,869
5,039
5,208
5,378
5,559
5,739
Grade I5,739
5,926
6,112
6,298
6,484
6,670
6,862
7,064

The current pay scales for technicians in the Medical Research Council, which have operated since 1st April 1978, are:

Junior technician A

£
1,905
2,037
2,247
2,427
2,604
2,775
2,829
2,904

Junior technician B

£
2,169
2,370
2,538
2,718
2,889
2,937
3,015
Technician
£
3,261A3;
3,366
3,471
3,582
3,696
3,813
3,930
4,047
4,167
4,293

Grade 1 A and B2,193— (51)—2,499
Grade 2 A2,364— (63)—2,616— (69)—2,685
Grade 2 B2,529— (69)—2,736— (72)—2,880
Grade 32,688— (72)—2,760— (75)—3,060
Grade 42,955— (87)—3,042— (90)—3,402
Grade 53,186— (99)—3,285—(108)—3,609—(111)—3,720
Grade 63,654—(111)—3,765—(I20)—4,365
Grade 74,254—(132)—4,782
Grade 8 (c)4,746—(138)—5,160
Grade 8 (b)5,085—(144)—5,517
Grade 8 (a)5,412—(156)—6,036

£
4,419
4,545
4,680

Senior technician

£
4,347
4,485
4,623
4,764
4,902
5,040
5,178
5,322
5,463
5,613
5,769

Chief technician

£
5,472
5,586
5,697
5,817
5,937
6,063
6,192

Senior chief technician

£
6,063
6,213
6,372
6,543
6,723
6,909
7,098
7,311

Principal technician

£
7,311
7,671
8,055