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Teachers: Average Earnings

Question for Department for Education

UIN 132598, tabled on 14 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average salary of an (a) early years, (b) primary school, (3) secondary school and (d) special school teacher was in each year since September 2013.

Answered on

22 March 2018

The following table provides the average salaries of full and part-time teachers in service in state funded nursery and primary schools, state funded secondary schools and state funded special schools in England in November 2013 to 2016.





State Funded Nursery and Primary





State Funded Secondary





State Funded Special





Source: School Workforce Census

Figures are rounded to the nearest £100.

The information for November 2015 and 2016 is publicly available in Table 9a in each annual statistical first release ‘School Workforce in England’ available at: