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 2020, with an update on the Voluntary Living Wage rate to £9.30, effective from 1 April 2020.

Grade Spinal column point Salary per year £ Hourly rate £
Scale 1 to 2 1* - Voluntary Living Wage rate 17,942.36 9.30
  2 18,198 9.43
  3 18,562 9.62
  4 18,993 9.81
Scale 3 5 19,312 10,01
  6 19,698 10.21
Scale 4 7 20,092 10.41
  8 20,493 10.62
  9 20,903 10.83
  11 21,748 11.27
Scale 5 12 22,183 11.50
  14 23,080 11.96
  15 23,541 12.20
  17 24,491 12.69
Scale 6 19 25,481 13.21
  20 25,991 13.47
  22 27,041 14.02
SO1/2 23 27,741 14.38
  24 28,672 14.86
  25 29,577 15.33
  26 30,451 15.78
  27 31,346 16.25
  28 32,234 16.71
M11 29 32,910 17.06
  30 33,782 17.51
  31 34,728 18.00
  32 35,745 18.53
M10 33 36,922 19.14
  34 37,890 19.64
  35 38,890 20.16
  36 39,880 20.67
M9 37 40,876 21.19
  38 41,881 21.71
  39 42,821 22.20
  40 43,857 22.73
M8 41 44,863 23.25
  42 45,859 23.77
  43 46,845 24.28
  44 48,552 25.17
M7 45 49,765 25.79
  46 50,960 26.41
  47 52,161 27.04
  48 53,358 27.66
  49 54,566 28.28
M6 50 55,868 28.96
  51 57,165 29.63
  52 58,479 30.31
  53 59,776 30.98
  54 61,245 31.74
M5 53 59,776 30.98
  54 61,245 31.74
  55 62,702 32.50
  56 64,164 33.26
  57 65,639 34.02
M4 56 64,164 33.26
  57 65,639 34.02
  58 67,269 34.87
  59 68,893 35.71
  60 70,519 36.55

 

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 2020.

Grade Grade point Salary per year £
Band 2C 1 72,300
  2 75,080
  3 77,862
  4 80,642
  5 83,424
Band 2B 5 83,424
  6 86,204
  7 88,985
  8 91,765
  9 94,546
Band 1A 3 1 94,546
  2 100,107
  3 105,667
Band 1A 2 1 105,669
  2 109,050
  3 114,503
Band 1A 1 3 114,503
  4 119,954
  5 125,407

 

Education improvement professionals

Salary scales for educational improvement professionals are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2020.

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 36,419
2 37,723
3 38,955
4 40,203
5 41,443
6 42,684
7 43,988
8 45,243
9 46,705
10 48,009
11 49,295
12 50,541
13 51,951
14 53,209
15 54,598
16 55,854
17 57,114
18 58,350
19 59,625
20 60,283
21 61,549
22 62,653
23 63,867
24 64,956
25 66,121
26 67,257
27 68,419
28 69,597
29 70,777
30 71,956
31 73,124
32 74,311
33 75,498
34 76,714
35 77,927
36 79,174
37 80,402
38 81,642
39 82,866
40 84,089
41 85,318
42 86,546
43 87,773
44 89,006
45 90,236
46 91,468
47 92,705
48 93,930
49 95,160
50 96,392

 

 

 

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 2020.

Spinal Column Point Salary per year £
1 37,772
2 39.008
3 40,243
4 41,505
5 42,786
6 44,036
7 45,314
8 46,767
9 47,568
10 48,806
11 50,036
12 51,269
13 52,493
14 53,729
15 54,966
16 56,207
17 57,455
18 58,695
19 59,927
20 61,186
21 62,469
22 63,782
23 65,120
24 66,486

 

Educational psychologists

Salary scales for educational psychologists are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2020.

Trainee educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 24,541
2 26,337
3 28,131
4 29,929
5 31,724
6 33,520

 

Assistant educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 30,166
2 31,399
3 32,630
4 33,856

 

Educational psychologists - Scale A

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 38,197
2 40,136
3 42,075
4 44,012
5 45,951
6 47,889
7 49,714
8 51,538
9 53,247
10 54,959
11 56,554

 

Senior and principal educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £
1 47,889
2 49,714
3 51,538
4 53,247
5 54,959
6 56,554
7 57,209
8 58,433
9 59,646
10 60,880
11 62,090
12 63,323
13 64,577
14 65,790
15 67,061
16 68,318
17 69,585
18 70,850

 

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