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Teachers: Pay

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average (a) primary and (b) secondary school teacher’s wage was in the last 12 months in each local education authority. (137897)

The following table shows the average salaries of full-time regular qualified teachers in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools by local authority, in March 2005, the latest information available.

Average salaries of full-time teachers1 employed in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools by local authority in England and Wales, March 2005

£

Nursery/primary

Secondary

North East

841

Darlington

32,090

33,940

840

Durham

31,430

33,160

390

Gateshead

30,750

32,930

805

Hartlepool

30,940

34,060

806

Middlesbrough

31,340

33,600

391

Newcastle upon Tyne

31,840

33,540

392

North Tyneside

30,910

32,350

929

Northumberland

31,450

32,470

807

Redcar and Cleveland

31,150

32,960

393

South Tyneside

32,170

33,620

808

Stockton-on-Tees

31,300

33,260

394

Sunderland

31,350

32,980

North West

889

Blackburn with Darwen

31,570

33,730

890

Blackpool

30,220

33,030

350

Bolton

31,300

33,100

351

Bury

31,930

33,500

875

Cheshire

31,310

32,930

909

Cumbria

31,590

33,660

876

Halton

31,720

32,040

340

Knowsley

31,750

33,740

888

Lancashire

31,670

33,360

341

Liverpool

n/a

n/a

352

Manchester

31,080

33,220

353

Oldham

30,780

32,380

354

Rochdale

31,710

33,140

355

Salford

31,260

33,790

343

Sefton

31,960

34,240

342

St. Helens

31,890

33,430

356

Stockport

31,860

32,850

357

Tameside

31,330

32,760

358

Trafford

31,300

32,900

877

Warrington

30,930

32,170

359

Wigan

31,430

32,910

344

Wirral

n/a

n/a

Yorkshire and the Humber

370

Barnsley

31,280

32,670

380

Bradford

31,660

33,620

381

Calderdale

30,920

33,240

371

Doncaster

31,300

33,710

811

East Riding of Yorkshire

31,310

32,940

810

Kingston Upon Hull, City of

30,910

33,660

382

Kirklees

31,720

33,410

383

Leeds

n/a

33,110

812

North East Lincolnshire

31,550

33,010

813

North Lincolnshire

31,350

33,750

815

North Yorkshire

31,770

32,880

372

Rotherham

31,420

32,870

373

Sheffield

30,780

32,440

384

Wakefield

31,180

31,930

816

York

31,260

32,730

East Midlands

831

Derby

30,020

31,690

830

Derbyshire

31,150

33,460

856

Leicester

30,600

33,320

855

Leicestershire

31,070

33,090

925

Lincolnshire

30,320

n/a

928

Northamptonshire

30,350

32,820

892

Nottingham

31,690

33,400

891

Nottinghamshire

31,430

33,050

857

Rutland

29,810

34,130

West Midlands

330

Birmingham

31,480

34,270

331

Coventry

31,450

33,890

332

Dudley

31,350

33,350

884

Herefordshire

30,990

32,850

333

Sandwell

30,680

33,270

893

Shropshire

31,760

33,370

334

Solihull

31,070

33,430

860

Staffordshire

31,140

33,050

861

Stoke-on-Trent

30,350

32,320

894

Telford and Wrekin

30,970

33,600

335

Walsall

31,830

33,170

937

Warwickshire

30,720

32,700

336

Wolverhampton

31,360

33,780

885

Worcestershire

30,960

32,740

East of England

820

Bedfordshire

30,970

33,020

873

Cambridgeshire

30,360

n/a

881

Essex

31,610

34,180

919

Hertfordshire

31,420

34,300

821

Luton

30,770

34,100

926

Norfolk

31,040

33,550

874

Peterborough

29,830

33,630

882

Southend-on-Sea

31,000

34,540

935

Suffolk

31,040

33,070

883

Thurrock

32,790

35,680

London

Inner London

202

Camden

37,280

40,440

201

City of London

n/a

n/a

204

Hackney

n/a

39,710

205

Hammersmith and Fulham

35,360

41,180

309

Haringey

36,270

38,990

206

Islington

36,550

n/a

207

Kensington and Chelsea

35,360

38,360

208

Lambeth

n/a

n/a

209

Lewisham

36,880

40,420

316

Newham

35,490

39,530

210

Southwark

n/a

n/a

211

Tower Hamlets

36,840

40,200

212

Wandsworth

35,470

39,330

213

Westminster

34,740

35,990

Outer London

301

Barking and Dagenham

36,810

39,420

302

Barnet

33,210

35,530

303

Bexley

n/a

n/a

304

Brent

n/a

n/a

305

Bromley

n/a

n/a

306

Croydon

n/a

n/a

307

Ealing

36,050

38,330

308

Enfield

34,100

36,160

203

Greenwich

36,220

38,640

310

Harrow

33,660

37,400

311

Havering

33,760

36,830

312

Hillingdon

32,660

35,800

313

Hounslow

33,420

35,470

314

Kingston upon Thames

32,950

35,670

315

Merton

35,250

39,160

317

Redbridge

33,330

36,030

318

Richmond upon Thames

32,610

35,290

319

Sutton

n/a

n/a

320

Waltham Forest

n/a

n/a

South East

867

Bracknell Forest

31,180

34,450

846

Brighton and Hove

30,670

32,910

825

Buckinghamshire

30,770

34,490

845

East Sussex

30,180

32,940

850

Hampshire

30,930

33,070

921

Isle of Wight

30,670

32,210

886

Kent

30,880

34,000

887

Medway

31,320

33,550

826

Milton Keynes

30,300

32,630

931

Oxfordshire

30,330

33,130

851

Portsmouth

30,790

33,450

870

Reading

29,760

34,850

871

Slough

31,420

35,430

852

Southampton

30,050

32,430

936

Surrey

29,790

32,390

869

West Berkshire

30,660

32,220

938

West Sussex

30,680

33,250

868

Windsor and Maidenhead

31,450

34,590

872

Wokingham

30,700

33,450

South West

800

Bath and North East Somerset

30,520

32,860

837

Bournemouth

30,800

33,660

801

Bristol, City of

30,050

32,790

908

Cornwall

31,370

33,230

878

Devon

31,100

33,260

835

Dorset

30,960

32,950

916

Gloucestershire

31,360

32,730

420

Isles of Scilly

32,540

n/a

802

North Somerset

31,190

32,560

879

Plymouth

31,270

33,390

836

Poole

30,900

32,910

933

Somerset

31,460

33,140

803

South Gloucestershire

30,150

32,630

866

Swindon

29,870

32,470

880

Torbay

n/a

n/a

865

Wiltshire

30,660

32,470

England

31,650

33,770

Wales

32,140

33,070

n/a = Not available includes local authorities where there are less than 100 records or where less than 80 per cent. of records have been received.

1 All grades including the leadership group.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

Database of Teacher Records