Teachers Salaries & Allowances in Kenya (TSC Salary Scale)

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The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is responsible for managing the affairs of Kenyan teachers, which include determining salary scales. Though teachers are paid less than other civil servants, they are among the highest paid employees in East Africa.

Primary teachers, most of them in job groups G,H and J,earn less than high school teachers. And the lowest paid teacher in Kenya earns Ksh 17,000 per month.

The highest paid teacher, who works as the Chief Principal, earns Ksh 200,000.Surprisingly the highest paid civil servant earns Ksh 400,000.

 

Civil Service Job Group Teachers
Designation
Basic Salary Common Allowances Gross Salary
Min. Max. House Commuter Min. Max.
G P1 16,692 21,304 5,000 4,000 25,692 30,304
H ATS IV 19,323 24,662 5,000 4,000 28,323 33,662
J GAT III 24,662 29,918 6,000 4,000 34,662 39,918
K GAT II 31,020 41,590 10,000 5,000 46,020 56,590
L GAT I 35,910 45,880 20,000 6,000 61,910 71,880
M Senior GAT 41,590 55,840 20,000 8,000 69,590 83,840
N Principal GAT II 48,190 65,290 24,000 8,000 80,190 97,290
P Principal GAT I 77,527 103,894 40,000 12,000 129,527 155,894
Q Senior Principal 89,748 120,270 40,000 14,000 143,748 174,270
R Chief Principal 109,089 144,928 40,000 16,000 165,089 200,928

 

 

Below is detailed distribution of salary per job group.

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