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Teachers: Pay

Question for Department for Education

UIN 30364, tabled on 8 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average non-management teacher salary was in (a) North East England, (b) North West England, (c) Yorkshire and the Humber, (d) the East Midlands, (e) the West Midlands, (f) the East of England, (g) Greater London, (h) South East England, (i) South West England, (j) Wales, (k) Scotland and (l) Northern Ireland in 2015.

Answered on

14 March 2016

The following table provides the average salary of classroom teachers in service in state funded schools in each region in England, November 2014, the latest figures available. Classroom teachers exclude head teachers, deputy and assistant head teachers and advisory teachers. November 2015 figures will be published at the end of June.

North East


North West


Yorkshire and The Humber


East Midlands


West Midlands


East of England




South East


South West




Source: School Workforce Census.

Salaries are rounded to the nearest £100.

Information for Scotland and Northern Ireland is a matter for the devolved administrations. The average pay of teachers in Wales in not collected centrally.

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