Common Basic Scale for pre-2011 entrants

The salary scales on this website are those set out in the latest circular letters issued by the relevant Government Department. However, in some cases, there can be a delay between the publication of the circular letter authorising payment and the actual payment of the increases to members. Where delays occur, payment is backdated to the relevant date set out in the circular letter
 

Common Basic Scale for teachers who entered the profession before 1/1/11
 

These scales incorporate the 1% pay increase under the Public Service Agreement 2024-2026, effective from 1st June 2024. 

Point  Effective from 01/6/24
1 €40,917
2 €41,769
3 €42,969
4 €44,174
5 €46,042
6 €47,252
7 €48,461
8 €51,506
9 €53,068
10 €54,966
11 €56,868
12 €58,795
13 €60,408
14 €62,545
15 €62,545
16 €62,545
17 €65,489
18 €65,489
19 €65,489
20 €65,489
21 €69,382
22 €69,382
23 €69,382
24 €69,382
25 €73,680




Part Time Hourly Rates

Please note that 12% of the applicable rates will be removed to represent statutory annual leave entitlement of 4 weeks per year. Teachers will then be paid during the Christmas, Easter and summer holidays. Overall remuneration will not change.

1. Qualified casual hourly rate

From 01/6/2024

€52.13 + €7.11 (Rate + value of leave accumulated) 

2. Unqualified hourly rate (incl. 22% holiday pay) 

From 01/6/2024

€45.83 + €6.25 (Rate + value of leave accumulated) 

3. Qualified non-casual rate paid to teachers according to their own personal point on the incremental salary scale plus allowances divided by 735. This will give your own personal hourly rate. There is no additional payment for holiday periods as this figure includes 56% holiday pay. (Point on scale + allowances)/735


Posts of Responsibility

From 01/6/2024
Assistant Principal (AP I)   €10,074
Assistant Principal (AP II)   €4,457


Academic Allowances
Either of the allowances (a) or (b) may be held together with any one of the allowances (c) to (g).

(a) (i)H. Dip in Ed. (Pass)                                        
    (ii)Higher Froebel Certificate
€698
(b)(i)H.Dip in Ed. (1st or 2nd Hons)                       
    (ii)Ard Teastas Gaeilge    
€1,461
(c) Primary Degree (Pass)        €2,178
(d) Masters Degree by thesis or exam (Pass) €5,817
(e) Primary Degree (1st, 2nd or 3rd Hons)  €5,817
(f) Master Degree (1st or 2nd Hons)         €6,499
(g) Doctors Degree  €7,261

Other Allowances

(i) Teaching through Irish €1,872
(ii) Gaeltacht Grant €3,622
(iii) Island Allowance €2,178
(iv) Diploma for Special Education €2,882
(v) Special Allowances payable to teachers appointed before 1/1/1987 in Comprehensive Schools €2,923
(vi) Allowance for teachers with 35 years service (long service allowance - payable after 10 years completed on the maximum point of the salary scale) €2,747


Principal Allowances - category based on number of teachers

Category  From 01/6/2024
I €11,010
II €12,337
III €14,472
IV €16,981
V €19,754
VI €22,567
VII €25,289
VIII €28,043
IX €30,068
X €32,160
XI €35,210
XII €37,273
XIII €41,261
XIV €42,606
XV €46,212
XVI €48,218
XVII €50,220


Deputy Principal Allowances - category based on number of teachers

Category  From 01/6/2024
I €4,457
II €5,832
III €7,709
IV €9,665
V €11,556
VI €13,533
VII €15,433
VIII €17,300
IX €18,772
X €20,206
XI €22,428
XII €23,804
XIII €26,778
XIV €27,361
XV €29,893
XVI €31,044
XVII €32,185


 


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