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Nurses: Pay

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average salary of a nurse in the NHS was in the latest year for which information is available. (319536)

The average salary for a nurse in the national health service in 2009 was £33,300.


In the context of this answer the term “Nurse in the NHS” has been interpreted as a qualified nurse.

Average earnings figure.*


* NHS Information Centre NHS Staff Earnings July-September 2009.