Teacher pay scales proposed for 1 September 2021 in England and Wales.  The figures are subject to separate statutory consultations in England and Wales ending in late September. 

We will update this page when the consultations end, but it is unlikely that the figures below will change significantly.

Pay values following the Government’s pay freeze effective from 1 September 2021

Pay range/point

England excluding London and Fringe

Inner London

Outer London

London Fringe

Main Pay Range Advisory Points

M1

 

£25,714

£32,157

£29,915

£26,948

M2

 

£27,600

£33,658

£31,604

£28,828

M3

 

£29,664

£35,226

£33,383

£30,883

M4

 

£31,778

£36,866

£35,264

£32,999

M5

 

£34,100

£39,492

£38,052

£35,307

M6

 

£36,961

£42,624

£41,136

£38,174

Upper Pay Range Advisory Points

U1

 

£38,690

£46,971

£42,559

£39,864

U2

 

£40,124

£49,279

£44,133

£41,295

U3

 

£41,604

£50,935

£45,766

£42,780

Leadership Pay Range

Minimum

 

£42,195

£50,167

£45,542

£43,356

Maximum

 

£117,197

£125,098

£120,513

£118,356

Leading Practitioner Range

Minimum

 

£42,402

£50,415

£45,766

£43,570

Maximum

 

£64,461

£72,480

£67,828

£65,631

Teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) payments & SEN allowances

 
 

TLR payment 1

TLR payment 2

TLR payment 3

SEN allowance

minimum

£8,291

£2,873

£571

£2,270

maximum

£14,030

£7,017

£2,833

£4,479

 

Wales TLR and ALN allowances:

 

2021-22

Minimum

Maximum

TLR 1

£8,436

£14,276

TLR 2

£2,923

£7,140

TLR 3

£581

£2,883

Additional Learning Needs Allowance:

   

ALN

£2,310

£4,557

Unqualified teachers advisory points

 

England (excl. the London Area)

Inner London Area

Outer London Area

Fringe Area

1

£18,419

£23,099

£21,832

£19,613

2

£20,532

£25,212

£23,946

£21,723

3

£22,644

£27,325

£26,059

£23,837

4

£24,507

£29,187

£27,926

£25,699

5

£26,622

£31,298

£30,037

£27,812

6

£28,735

£33,410

£32,151

£29,924

Wales

The pay scales for classroom teachers in Wales for 2021-22.

Use this table to check whether you’re being paid correctly. Check these against the gross monthly pay figure on your pay slip, and ask your head teacher to confirm that you will be paid the appropriate rate for 2021-22.

2021-22

Annual

Monthly

M2

£27,491

£2,291

M3

£29,699

£2,475

M4

£31,986

£2,666

M5

£34,505

£2,875

M6

£37,973

£3,164

U1

£39,367

£3,281

U2

£40,826

£3,402

U3

£42,332

£3,528