Northern Ireland pay scales

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Pay and pensions
12 December 2016
Pay scales and allowances for teachers in Northern Ireland.

Main pay scale

Spine point From September 2014
M1 £22,022
M2 £23,763
M3 £25,674
M4 £27,649
M5 £29,828
M6 £32,186

Upper pay scale

Spine point September 2014
UPS1 £34,868
UPS2 £36,159
UPS3 £37,495

Leadership group

Spine point September 2014
L1 £38,214
L2 £39,172
L3 £40,149
L4 £41,150
L5 £42,174
L6 £43,231
L7 £44,396
L8 £45,420
L9 £46,554
L10 £47,749
L11 £48,989
L12 £50,118
L13 £51,371
L14 £52,651
L15 £53,963
L16 £55,397
L17 £56,670
L18 £58,095
L19 £59,535
L20 £61,011
L21 £62,520
L22 £64,074
L23 £65,661
L24 £67,289
L25 £68,961
L26 £70,667
L27 £72,418
L28 £74,214
L29 £76,053
L30 £77,945
L31 £79,872
L32 £81,857
L33 £83,891
L34 £85,965
L35 £88,101
L36 £90,283
L37 £92,527
L38 £94,816
L39 £97,127
L40 £99,552
L41 £102,039
L42 £104,595
L43 £107,209

Pay ranges for principals

Principal scales September 2014
L6 - L18 £43,231 - £58,095
L8 - L21 £45,420 - £62,520
L11 - L24 £48,989 - £67,289
L14 - L27 £52,651 - £72,418
L18 - L31 £58,095 - £79,872
L21 - L35 £62,520 - £88,101
L24 - L39 £67,289 - £97,127
L28 - L43 £74,214 - £107,209 

Annual teaching allowances

Level September 2014
1 £1,884
2 £3,806
3 £6,536
4 £9,003
5 £12,150

Recruitment and retention allowance

Level September 2014
1 £1,221
2 £2,399

Special needs allowances

Level September 2014
Special needs 1 £2,041
Special needs 2 £4,033