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English FE pay scales

The salary scales for England for unqualified and qualified lecturers, advanced teaching and training, and leadership and management grades, as recommended by the Association of Colleges.

These recommendations are not necessarily agreed by UCU.

  • Unqualified lecturer
  • Qualified lecturer
  • Advanced teaching and training
  • Leadership & management

Unqualified lecturer scales for England

point

1 Aug 15~1 Aug 161 Aug 171 Aug 18
15£19,008£19,258£19,508£19,758
*16£19,566£19,816£20,066£20,316
17£20,154£20,404£20,654£20,904
*18£20,751£21,001£21,251£21,501
19£21,366£21,616£21,866£22,116
*20£21,924£22,174£22,424£22,674
21£22,575£22,825£23,075£23,325
*22£23,247£23,497£23,747£23,997
not agreed by UCU
~ pay freeze recommended
* even spine points 16-22 no longer in use; Bold = recommended pay progression points

Qualified lecturer scales for England
point1 Aug 15~1 Aug 161 Aug 171 Aug 18
23£23,952£24,202£24,452£24,702
*24£24,660£24,910£25,160£25,412
25£25,389£25,643£25,899£26,158
*26£26,145£26,406£26,671£26,937
27£26,931£27,200£27,472£27,747
*28£27,735£28,012£28,292£28,575
29£28,572£28,858£29,146£29,438
*30£29,427£29,721£30,018£30,319
31£30,300£30,603£30,909£31,218
*32£31,218£31,530£31,845£32,164
33£32,142£32,463£32,788£33,116
*34£33,108£33,439£33,773£34,111
35£34,092£34,433£34,777£35,125
*36^£35,112£35,463£35,818£36,176
37^£36,162£36,524£36,889£37,258
not agreed by UCU
~ pay freeze recommended
* even spine points 16-22 no longer in use; Bold = recommended pay progression points
^ Discretionary recruitment, retention & motivation pay points

Advanced teaching & training scales for England
point1 Aug 15~1 Aug 161 Aug 171 Aug 18
37£36,162£36,524£36,889£37,258
38£37,248£37,620£37,997£38,377
39£38,367£38,751£39,138£39,530
40£39,516£39,911£40,310£40,713
41£40,695£41,102£41,513£41,928
not agreed by UCU
~ pay freeze recommended

Leadership & management scales for England
point1 Aug 15~1 Aug 161 Aug 171 Aug 18
37£36,162£36,524£36,889£37,258
38£37,248£37,620£37,997£38,377
39£38,367£38,751£39,138£39,530
40£39,516£39,911£40,310£40,713
41£40,695£41,102£41,513£41,928
42£41,916£42,335£42,759£43,186
43£43,173£43,605£44,041£44,481
44£44,454£44,899£45,348£45,801
45£45,792£46,250£46,712£47,180
46£47,166£47,638£48,114£48,595
47£48,573£49,059£49,549£50,045
48£50,028£50,528£51,034£51,544
49£51,528£52,043£52,564£53,089
50£53,067£53,598£54,134£54,675
51£54,657£55,204£55,756£56,313
52£56,301£56,864£57,433£58,007
53£57,981£58,561£59,146£59,738
54£59,724£60,321£60,924£61,534
55£61,503£62,118£62,739£63,367
56£63,357£63,991£64,630£65,277
57£65,244£65,896£66,555£67,221
58£67,197£67,869£68,548£69,233
59£69,210£69,902£70,601£71,307
60£71,286£71,999£72,719£73,446
61£73,422£74,156£74,898£75,647
62£75,621£76,377£77,141£77,912
63£77,889£78,688£79,455£80,249
64£80,220£81,022£81,832£82,651
65£82,620£83,446£84,281£85,123
66£85,098£85,949£86,808£87,677
67£87,651£88,528£89,413£90,307
68£90,273£91,176£92,087£93,008
not agreed by UCU
~ pay freeze recommended
Last updated: 7 June 2019