Pay policies

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Council workers and school support staff

Salaries for council workers and school support staff are set by the National Joint Council for Local Government Services. These pay scales came into effect 1 April 2019.

Grade Spinal column point Salary per year £ Hourly rate £
Scale 1 to 2 1 17,364 9
  2 17,711 9.18
  3 18,065 9.36
  4 18,426 9.55
Scale 3 5 18,795 9.74
  6 19,171 9.94
Scale 4 7 19,554 10.14
  8 19,945 10.34
  9 20,344 10.54
  11 21,166 10.97
Scale 5 12 21,589 11.19
  14 22,462 11.64
  15 22,911 11.88
  17 23,836 12.35
Scale 6 19 24,799 12.85
  20 25,295 13.11
  22 26,317 13.64
SO1/2 23 26,999 13.99
  24 27,905 14.46
  25 28,785 14.92
  26 29,636 15.36
  27 30,507 15.81
  28 31,371 16.26
M11 29 32,029 16.60
  30 32,878 17.04
  31 33,799 17.52
  32 34,788 18.03
M10 33 35,934 18.63
  34 36,876 19.11
  35 37,849 19.62
  36 38,813 20.12
M9 37 39,782 20.62
  38 40,760 21.13
  39 41,675 21.60
  40 42,683 22.12
M8 41 43,662 22.63
  42 44,632 23.13
  43 45,591 25.10
  44 47,253 24.49
M7 45 48,433 25.10
  46 49,596 25.71
  47 50,765 26.31
  48 51,929 26.92
  49 53,105 27.53
M6 50 54,372 28.18
  51 55,635 28.84
  52 56,914 29.50
  53 58,176 30.15
  54 59,606 30.90
M5 53 58,176 30.15
  54 59,606 30.90
  55 61,024 31.63
  56 62,447 32.37
  57 63,883 33.11
M4 56 62,447 32.37
  57 63,883 33.11
  58 65,468 33.93
  59 67,050 34.75
  60 68,632 35.57

 

Senior officers at the council

Salaries for senior officers at the council are set by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Chief Officers. These pay scales came into effect 1 April 2019.

Grade Grade point Salary per year £
Band 2C 1 70,365
  2 73,071
  3 75,778
  4 78,484
  5 81,191
Band 2B 5 81,191
  6 83,897
  7 86,603
  8 89,309
  9 92,016
Band 1A 3 1 92,016
  2 97,428
  3 102,839
Band 1A 2 1 102,841
  2 106,131
  3 111,438
Band 1A 1 3 111,438
  4 116,744
  5 122,051

 

Education improvement professionals

Salary scales for educational improvement professionals are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2019.

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 35,444
2 36,713
3 37,912
4 39,127
5 40,334
6 41,542
7 42,811
8 44,032
9 45,455
10 46,724
11 47,976
12 49,188
13 50,561
14 51,785
15 53,137
16 54,359
17 55,585
18 56,788
19 58,029
20 58,670
21 59,902
22 60,976
23 62,158
24 63,218
25 64,351
26 65,457
27 66,588
28 67,734
29 68,883
30 70,030
31 71,167
32 72,322
33 73,477
34 74,661
35 75,841
36 77,055
37 78,250
38 79,457
39 80,648
40 81,838
41 83,035
42 84,230
43 85,424
44 86,624
45 87,821
46 89,020
47 90,224
48 91,416
49 92,613
50 93,812

 

Young people's / community service managers

Salary scales for young people's / community service managers are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2019.

Spinal Column Point Salary per year £
1 36,761
2 37,964
3 39,166
4 40,394
5 41,641
6 42,857
7 44,101
8 45,515
9 46,295
10 47,500
11 48,697
12 49,897
13 51,088
14 52,291
15 53,495
16 54,703
17 55,917
18 57,124
19 58,323
20 59,548
21 60,797
22 62,075
23 63,377
24 64,707

 

Educational psychologists

Salary scales for educational psychologists are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2019.

Trainee educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 23,884
2 25,632
3 27,378
4 29,128
5 30,875
6 32,623

 

Assistant educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 29,359
2 30,559
3 31,757
4 32,950

 

Educational psychologists - Scale A

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 37,175
2 39,062
3 40,949
4 42,834
5 44,721
6 46,607
7 48,383
8 50,159
9 51,822
10 53,488
11 55,040

 

Senior and principal educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 46,607
2 58,383
3 50,159
4 51,822
5 53,488
6 55,040
7 55,678
8 56,869
9 58,050
10 59,251
11 60,428
12 61,628
13 62,849
14 64,029
15 65,266
16 66,490
17 67,723
18 68,954

 

Youth and community workers

Salary scales for youth and community workers are set by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Youth and Community Workers. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2019.

Pay point Salary per year £
3 18,117
4 18,431
5 18,791
6 19,106
7 19,389
8 20,038
9 20,865
10 21,512
11 22,558
12 23,580
13 24,636
14 25,729
15 26,474
16 27,252
17 28,017
13 24,636
14 25,729
15 26,474
16 27,252
17 28,017
18 28,787
19 29,551
20 30,318
21 31,179
22 32,155
23 33,105
24 34,060
25 35,022
26 35,983
27 36,945
28 37,918
29 38,884
30 39,851
31 40,503
32 41,575

 

Teachers and leadership

Salaries for those who work on teachers' pay and conditions are set by the National Education Union. These pay scales came into effect 1 April 2019.

Qualified teachers

Spine point Salary per year £
M1 24,373
M2 26,298
M3 28,413
M4 30,599
M5 33,010
M6 35,971
U1 37,654
U2 39,050
U3 40,490

 

Leading practitioner range

  Salary per year £
Minimum 41,267
Maximum 62,735

 

Leadership group

Spine point Salary per year £
1 41,065
2 42,093
3 43,144
4 44,218
5 45,319
6 46,457
7 47,707
8 48,808
9 50,026
10 51,311
11 52,643
12 53,856
13 55,202
14 56,579
15 57,986
16 59,528
17 60,895
18 62,426
19 63,975
20 65,561
21 67,183
22 68,851
23 70,556
24 72,306
25 74,103
26 75,936
27 77,818
28 79,748
29 81,723
30 83,757
31 85,826
32 87,960
33 90,145
34 92,373
35 94,669
36 97,013
37 99,424
38 101,885
39 104,368
40 106,972
41 109,644
42 112,392
43 114,060

 

Unqualified teachers

Spine point Salary per year £
1 17,682
2 19,739
3 21,794
4 23,851
5 25,909
6 27,965