The monthly salary of civil servants in Kenya differs from one sector to another. For instances a newly employed graduate teacher by Teacher Service Commission, TSC who falls under grade C2 earns a minimum basic salary of sh 34, 955 per month. Teachers in grade C2 were formerly in job group K and their job title is Secondary Teacher II.
In addition to the basic salary they are also paid allowances. They are entitled the following allowances: commuter allowance of Sh5, 000 per month, Leave of Sh6, 000 per annum and monthly House allowance paid at a rate of Sh16, 500 to Sh7, 000.
As per the letter of Teachers Service Commission (TSC) appointment, the newly employed teacher remains on probation for a period of not less than six (6) months which is subject to extension in some cases if the teacher’s performance is unsatisfactory.
Once the teacher services under Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for three years, he or she is automatically promoted to job group L (currently known as grade C3). This promotion comes after filling TSC promotion form.
Diploma holders in Education start with a basic salary of Sh27, 195 per month once employed by Teachers Service Commission. They are also entitled to various allowances.
Primary school teachers start the teaching service at Grade B5 (Job Group G) with a monthly basic salary of Sh21, 756 per month.
Your net salary will solely depend on the total monthly deductions. If you have Higher Education Loan (HELB loan) and you are entitled to educations policy, SACCO share deductions expect your reduce proportionally to the total amount of deductions including pay as you earn (PAYE), NHIIF among others.