Nobody can deny that teaching is a noble profession. Many form four leavers and other graduates from other programs who wish to join the teaching profession yearn know how much money a teacher takes home at the end of the month.
In this article, you are informed how much teachers of all job grades earn at the end of the month as basic salary and allowances.
Teachers salaries vary from an individual to another depending on two key factors. The factors are job group, responsibilities as well as the number of years one has served in the profession. This factor brings disparities in the individual salaries of teachers.
Here are the basic salaries and allowances of both primary school teachers and secondary school teachers.
1. Chief Principal’s ( Grade D5 T-Scale 15)
Salary ranges between Ksh. 165, 000 to Ksh. 200, 000
2. Senior Principal (Grade D4 T-Scale 14)
Earns between: Ksh. 144, 000 to Ksh. 174,300
3. Principal GAT I
Enjoys a salary of between Ksh. 129,500 to Ksh. 156,000
4. Principal GAT II
Salary ranges from Ksh. 80,200 to Ksh. 97,300
5. Senior GAT Salary
Salary ranges from Ksh. 69,600 to Ksh. 84,000
6. GAT I
Salary ranges between Ksh. 61,900 to Ksh. 71,900
7. GAT II
Salary between: Ksh. 46,000 to Ksh. 56,600
8. GAT III
Salary of between Ksh. 34,670 to Ksh. 39,900
9. GAT IV
Salary Scale of between Ksh. 28,300 to Ksh. 33,700
10. P1 Teacher at job group B5
Salary Scale: Ksh. 25,700 to Ksh. 30,300
11. Primary Educator II
Salary ranges between Ksh.21,760 to Ksh.27,200
12. Grade C1 teachers (T-Scale 6)
Salary of between: Ksh.27,195 to Ksh.33,994
13. Grade C2 (T-Scale 7)
Salary of between: Ksh.35,000 to Ksh.49,700.
14. Grade C3 (T-Scale 8)
Salary of between: Ksh.43,150 to Ksh.54,000.
15. Grade C4 (T-Scale 9)
C4 grade teachers earn a salary of around Ksh.52,300
16. Grade C5 (T-Scale 10)
Teachers in this grade earn a salary of at least Ksh.62,300
17. Grade D1 (T-Scale 11)
Salary of Ksh.77,840
18. Grade D2 (T-Scale 12)
Salary for grade D2 is Ksh.91,040
19. Grade D3 (T-Scale 13)
Salary here is Ksh.104,644
20. Interns in Primary School
Earns a salary of Ksh. 15,000.
21. Interns in secondary schools
Earn a salary of Ksh. 20,000.
Grade C1 tutors include Primary Teacher I, Secondary teacher II, and lecturer III.
The following teachers fall n the category of grade C2: secondary Educator II, Senior Educator II, Lecturer II, and for primary school is primary teacher II.
Secondary Educator I, Special Need Education Teacher In primary schools, special Need Education Educator II in secondary schools, Lecturer I, and Senior Teacher I are teachers that belong to grade C3.
Tutors in grade C4 include Senior Master IV, Senior Lecturer IV, and Deputy Head Educator II.
Curriculum Support Officer II, Senior Master III, Deputy Principal IV, Senior Lecturer III and Deputy Head Teacher are in grade C5.
Curriculum Support Officer I, Senior Head Educator, Deputy Principal III, Senior Master II, and Senior Lecturer II are among those in grade D1.
Senior Master, I and Deputy Principal II belong to grade D2, while Deputy Principal I and Principals belong to Grade D3.
This indicates the new salary scale for teachers as per the CBA 2017-2021.
Also, the new grading system is reflected after TSC scraped the old grading system.
Besides the monthly salaries, all teachers are also entitled to house allowance, Commuter allowance and annual leave allowance. Those working in hardship areas are entitled to hardship allowance