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Nursery Nurses: Pay

Question for Department for Education

UIN 3757, tabled on 10 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information her Department holds on the average wage paid to nursery nurses in each of the last five years.

Answered on

14 July 2017

The department does not set pay and conditions for the early years workforce, which is predominantly made up of private and voluntary sector businesses. However, the mean average salary of full-time nursery nurses employed in all state funded schools in each of the past 5 years is provided in the following table. The source of this information is the School Workforce Census which is an annual survey collected in November each year. Salaries are rounded to the nearest £100.

Year

Mean Salary

2012

£19,300

2013

£19,900

2014

£20,000

2015

£20,300

2016

£20,500

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