Salary Scale

*Revised salary scales effective from 1st January 2018 as a result of the ASTI’s suspension of industrial action as outlined here.*

Salary Scale and Qualifications Allowances for Teachers who entered Teaching before 1 January 2011

Teachers who were first appointed to a Department paid teaching position prior to 1st January 2011 are paid according to a common basic salary scale plus qualification allowances. Click here to view this scale and allowances.

Salary Scale and Qualification Allowances for Teachers who entered Teaching on or after 1 January 2011

Teachers who were first appointed to a Department paid teaching position between 1st January 2011 and 31st January 2012 are paid in accordance with the revised salary scale which includes the Honours Primary Degree Allowance and any applicable qualification allowances

Teachers who were first appointed to a Department paid teaching position on or after 1 February 2012 are paid in accordance with the revised salary scale which now includes the Honours Primary Degree allowance.

Click here to view this scale and allowances.

For further information please refer to circular 0083/2017

 Please note Circular letter 0027/2016 allows for previous teaching service in an analogous teaching position in the public service of another EU member state to be recognised on the same basis as if the service was given in Ireland when determining the appropriate salary scale (and allowances where applicable) payable to the teacher.