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Salaries

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average salary is of a (a) secondary school deputy head, (b) secondary school head, (c) primary school head and (d) primary school deputy head, broken down by region. (90096)

The following table provides the average salary of full-time head and deputy head teachers in maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools in March 2003, broken down by government office region. This is the latest information available.

Average salary of full-time head and deputy head teachers, by phase and government office region: March 20031

£

Nursery/primary

Secondary

Head teachers

Deputy head teachers

Head teachers

Deputy head teachers

North East

41,000

34,880

54,020

44,180

North West

41,390

35,120

56,960

44,170

Yorkshire and the Humber

41,500

35,340

57,660

45,420

East Midlands

40,560

34,960

55,840

45,120

West Midlands

41,870

35,390

54,400

44,440

East of England

41,490

35,540

57,210

45,710

London

48,960

40,310

65,440

48,450

South East

41,990

35,350

59,340

45,610

South West

40,050

34,530

56,490

44,400

Wales

39,720

34,130

57,300

44,130

England and Wales

41,730

35,630

57,460

45,280

1 Provisional estimates which are subject to revision.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest £10.

Source:

Database of Teacher Records.