Teaching pay scales Scotland


Teaching pay scales in Scotland

Teaching your specialist subject is highly rewarding – in every sense of the word.

A career in teaching not only gives you the opportunity to have a positive impact on the life of pupils, it also benefits from a good starting salary and annual salary increases. From day one, teachers have access to a wide range of financial benefits as part of their pay package.

How much do teachers earn?

After entering at the NQT/probationary starting point, teachers move up the pay scale annually. From 1st April 2023, the salary bracket in Scotland ranges from a starting salary of £31,584 up to £47,565. This will rise to a starting salary of £32,217 up to £48,516 from 1 January 2024. Click here to find more information on the current pay scales.

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