Need-to-know: STPCD 2023 published

All teachers will get at least a 6.5% pay increase, with salaries for qualified teachers now starting from £30,000.

Last reviewed on 16 October 2023
School types: All · School phases: All
Ref: 47907

The new version of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) is valid from 1 September 2023.

It confirms the 2023 teacher pay award, as set out in the School Teachers' Review Body report.

September 2023 pay award: at least a 6.5% increase to all pay and allowance ranges and advisory points

Most pay and allowance ranges and advisory points are increasing by 6.5%. The minimum salary on the main pay range is getting a higher increase, to achieve a minimum starting salary of £30,000.

All pay uplifts will apply retrospectively from 1 September 2023

The new annual pay ranges are:

Leadership group

  Rest of England (£) Inner London area (£) Outer London area (£) Fringe area (£)
Minimum  47,185 56,100 50,929 48,484
Maximum  131,056 139,891 134,765 132,352

See page 11 of the STPCD 2023.

Headteacher group

We're updating our headteacher pay calculator tool in line