Teachers' and School Heads' Salaries and Allowances in Europe - 2017/2018
This report analyses the earnings of full-time, fully qualified teachers and school heads in public schools in 42 European education systems (2). At secondary level, however, only general programmes are included.
Section 1 examines the annual gross statutory salaries of beginning teachers in 2017/18 at all school levels in general education. Section 2 looks into the changes in teachers' statutory salaries in recent years. Section 3 reveals how salary progression throughout a teacher’s career varies across countries. Section 4 analyses the average annual gross salary of teachers, including allowances and other additional payments. Section 5 identifies the main systems for remunerating school heads and shows how their statutory salaries relate to the size of the school. Section 6 compares teachers' and school heads' statutory salaries in 2017/18.