Question reference: S6W-07233
- Asked by: Kaukab Stewart, MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party
- Date lodged: 11 March 2022 Registered interest
Current status: Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 22 March 2022
To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on the current starting salary for a qualified teacher in Scotland, and how this compares with the equivalent salary in (a) England and (b) Wales.
Following their probationer placement year, the current starting salary for a qualified teacher in Scotland is £32,994 (pending the 2021-22 pay award).
This compares to (a) £25,714 in England (excluding London and the Fringe), and (b) £27,491 in Wales.