February 8, 2023
What are hourly locum pay rates for Respiratory Medicine Consultants in 2023?
As a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine considering locum work, you will want to ensure that you get the best locum rates so that your time is being fairly paid for.
In this article we explain what pay you can expect to earn on an hourly basis as a Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, what this might equal as an annual gross salary and tips to increase your pay.
The data in this article is taken from Messly’s Locum Doctor Salary Calculator, which breaks down the hourly rates of over 100,000 real locum jobs which were offered to locum doctors using Messly to find locum work since January 2021.
Average Hourly Rates
As a Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine you can expect to earn between £96.42 and £104.44 per hour of locum work, on average. The highest hourly rate which is commonly seen on Messly for Locum Consultants in Respiratory Medicine is £150 per hour
These average hourly rates are based on 626 individual locum jobs which have been offered to Locum Consultants in Respiratory Medicine on Messly's locum finding service.
Messly's data for national average hourly locum rates for Locum Consultants shows a range of £90.69 to £106.29. This means that rates for Locum Consultants in Respiratory Medicine vary by 5.8% from the national average for Locum Consultants across all specialties.
Annual Locum Salary
We can use Messly’s Locum Doctor Salary Calculator to give you an idea of how these average hourly locum rates would translate into a gross annual salary.
If you were working as a locum full time at the national average rate for a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, you could expect to earn a total gross annual income of around £233000.If you reduced your hours to just two 10 hour shifts per week, your annual gross salary would be around £93000.
These figures are based on 10 hours shifts with 30 minute unpaid breaks, working as a locum for 47 weeks a year, with the hourly rate at the mid-point of the high and low rates quoted here.
NHS Respiratory Medicine departments currently hiring Locum Consultants
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Tips to increase my locum pay
If you are a Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and would like to increase your locum rate, check out this detailed article about increasing your pay as a locum doctor: https://www.messly.com/blog/tips-to-increase-your-locum-pay.