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What they earn


Alan Johnson, Education Secretary, pound;136,677

Beverley Hughes, minister for children, young people and families, Pounds 99,908

Jim Knight, minister for schools, pound;99,908

Bill Rammell, minister for higher education and lifelong learning, Pounds 99,908

Parmjit Dhanda, parliamentary under-secretary of state for children, young people and families, and Phil Hope, parliamentary under-secretary of state for skills, pound;90,358

Lord Adonis, parliamentary under-secretary of state for schools, Pounds 70,521

David Willetts, Conservative shadow education secretary, pound;60,277

Sarah Teather, Liberal Democrat education spokeswoman, pound;60,277

Jane Davidson, Welsh minister for education and lifelong learning, Pounds 85,868

Chief executives and civil servants

Ken Boston, Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, up to pound;236,066, including benefits

Graham Holley, Training and Development Agency for Schools, pound;156,000

David Bell, permanent secretary, DfES, up to pound;159,999

Steve Munby, National College for School Leadership, pound;130,000 plus performance-related pay of up to 10 per cent

Mark Hayson, chief executive, Learning and Skills Council, pound;230,000

Judy Moorhouse, chair, General Teaching Council for England, pound;28,700 (two days a week)

Carol Adams, outgoing chief executive, GTCE, pound;123,000

Post advertised this week at pound;140,000

Christine Gilbert, new Ofsted chief inspector, job advertised at Pounds 150,000

HMI Ofsted school inspectors, pound;47,630-pound;58,970


Steve Sinnott, general secretary, National Union of Teachers, Pounds 90,012

Chris Keates, general secretary, NASUWT, pound;87,847 plus pound;3,571 car benefits

Mary Bousted, general secretary, Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Pounds 96,735 plus pound;21,309 pension

Philip Parkin, general secretary, Professional Association of Teachers, Pounds 60,009

John Dunford, general secretary, Association of School and College Lecturers, pound;90,588 plus benefits

Mick Brookes, general secretary, National Association of Head Teachers, Pounds 90,000, plus benefits

Local authorities and Churches

Carol Chambers, director of children and young people's services, Rutland, pound;71,772

Pauline Newman, director of children's services, Manchester, Pounds 116,688

Canon John Hall, chief education adviser, Church of England schools, Pounds 67,970

Oona Stannard, director, Catholic Education Service, refused to disclose

Federation and academy chiefs

Sir Dexter Hutt, executive head, Ninestiles Federation, pound;131,000

Dame Dela Smith, executive director, Darlington Education Village, Pounds 108,248

Typical city academy head, in London, pound;110,000

- Diocese of London Academy, Finchley, pound;100,794

- Ark Academy, Walworth, pound;110,000 plus benefits

Duncan Spalding, Business Academy, Bexley, pound;70,000

Typical academy head, outside London, pound;100,000

- Merchant's Academy, Bristol, pound;100,000

Secondary schools

Typical head, pound;69,525; London fringe, pound;70,464; outer London, Pounds 72,231; inner London, pound;75,972

Deputy head, pound;53,103

Typical head of maths or science, inner London, pound;49,000

Typical head of languages, geography or history, inner London, pound;43,000; outside London, pound;40,000

Average teacher, pound;33,720


Typical head, pound;46,962; London fringe, pound;47,904; outer London, Pounds 49,665; inner London, pound;53,409

Typical deputy head, pound;39,600

Average teacher, pound;31,680

Other ranks

Newly qualified teacher, pound;19,641; inner London, pound;23,577

Advanced skills teacher in inner London, up to pound;58,266

Non-teaching staff

Typical school bursar, pound;16,944

Typical higher-level teaching assistant, pound;16,438

Typical school secretary, pound;13,581

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