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Asked on: 19 December 2018
Department for Education
Schools: Pay
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of people employed by schools that have been paid an annual salary of (a) less than and (b) more than £30,000 in each year since 2010.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 07 January 2019

The following table provides the numbers of full and part time regular teachers in state funded schools that have been paid an annual salary of less than £30,000 and of £30,000 or above in England (figures from November of each year):

Full time and part time regular teachers, in state funded schools, paid an annual salary of less than £30,000 and of £30,000 or above in England

Year

Number of teachers
earning under £30,000

Number of teachers
earning over £30,000

Unknown/
misreported

Total number
of teachers

2010

112,900

360,900

17,200

490,900

2011

113,000

362,300

8,500

483,800

2012

119,700

366,700

8,200

494,700

2013

112,900

354,200

33,300

500,300

2014

119,600

357,800

30,200

507,700

2015

115,900

369,000

22,900

507,800

2016

108,600

372,200

28,100

508,900

2017

109,600

378,900

16,700

505,100

Source: School Workforce Census.

Figures are head counts rounded to the nearest hundred teachers. Includes teachers of all grades including both leadership and classroom.

An assessment of the number of non-teaching staff broken down by the amount that they are paid is not held by the Department.

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