Classroom Assistants: Average Earnings:Written question - 61630

Q
(Nottingham South)
Asked on: 25 January 2017
Department for Education
Classroom Assistants: Average Earnings
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average salary was for (a) general teaching assistants, (b) higher-level teaching assistants and (c) all teaching assistants in (i) local authority maintained schools, (ii) academy schools and (iii) free schools in each year between 2010 and 2015.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 01 February 2017

The following table shows the average salary for all full-time general teaching assistants, higher level teaching assistants, and all teaching assistants in local authority maintained schools, academy schools, and free schools in England, from November 2011 to 2015.

Figures for 2010 are not available.

Full-time General Teaching Assistants

Full-time Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Full-time All Teaching Assistants

2011

Local Authority Maintained Schools

£18,700

£21,400

£18,900

Academies

£18,400

£20,400

£18,600

Free Schools

SUPP

SUPP

SUPP

All Schools

£18,600

£21,300

£18,800

2012

Local Authority Maintained Schools

£18,600

£21,500

£18,900

Academies

£18,300

£21,000

£18,500

Free Schools

£15,700

SUPP

£16,000

All Schools

£18,500

£21,400

£18,800

2013

Local Authority Maintained Schools

£18,800

£22,000

£19,100

Academies

£18,500

£21,200

£18,700

Free Schools

SUPP

SUPP

£16,300

All Schools

£18,700

£21,800

£19,000

2014

Local Authority Maintained Schools

£18,800

£21,900

£19,200

Academies

£18,500

£21,300

£18,700

Free Schools

£16,500

£19,500

£16,700

All Schools

£18,700

£21,700

£19,000

2015

Local Authority Maintained Schools

£19,000

£22,400

£19,400

Academies

£18,900

£21,400

£19,100

Free Schools

£16,900

£19,500

£17,000

All Schools

£18,900

£22,100

£19,200

Source: School Workforce Census

Figures where there are less than 50 teaching assistants have been suppressed.

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