FE pay scales in Northern Ireland

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Pay and pensions
20 February 2017
Below are the current pay scales for lecturers in FE institutions in Northern Ireland.


Spine point Salary
1 £22,609
2 £25,996
3 £28,174
4 £30,515
5 £32,778
Basic salary £2,612
Threshold £1,358

Principal Lecturer

College size grouping Scale Salary
E3 and higher - 5 & 6 5 £43,734 - £47,545
  6 £45,013 - £48,826

Part-time hourly paid teachers

Category Standard of courses Rate per hour

Courses above National Certificate or equivalent standard leading directly

to a university degree or equivalent qualification and courses of equivalent

standard but not necessarily leading to a university degree or equivalent qualification

IV Courses above the level of the General Certificate of Secondary Education

or comparable level leading directly to the National Certificate, or courses or

parts of courses of a comparable standard
V Courses other than those described above £22.37

See also