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

point1 Aug 141 Aug 15~1 Aug 16
15£19,008£19,008£19,258
*16£19,566£19,566£19,816
17£20,154£20,154£20,404
*18£20,751£20,751£21,001
19£21,366£21,366£21,616
*20£21,924£21,924£22,174
21£22,575£22,575£22,825
*22£23,247£23,247£23,497
   
* even spine points 16-22 no longer in use; Bold = recommended pay progression points

Qualified lecturer

point1 Aug 141 Aug 15 ~1 Aug 16
23£23,952£23,952£24,202
*24£24,660£24,660£24,910
25£25,389£25,389£25,643
*26£26,145£26,145£26,406
27£26,931£26,931£27,200
*28£27,735£27,735£28,012
29£28,572£28,572£28,858
*30£29,427£29,427£29,721
31£30,300£30,300£30,603
*32£31,218£31,218£31,530
33£32,142£32,142£32,463
*34£33,108£33,108£33,439
35£34,092£34,092£34,433
*36^£35,112£35,112£35,463
37^£36,162£36,162£36,524
* even spine points 24-36 no longer in use; Bold = recommended pay progression points; ^ Discretionary recruitment, retention & motivation pay points

Advanced teaching & training

point1 Aug 141 Aug 15 ~1 Aug 16
37£36,162£36,162£36,524
38£37,248£37,248£37,620
39£38,367£38,367£38,751
40£39,516£39,516£39,911
41£40,695£40,695£41,102

Leadership & management

point1 Aug 141 Aug 15 ~1 Aug 16
37£36,162£36,162£36,524
38£37,248£37,248£37,620
39£38,367£38,367£38,751
40£39,516£39,516£39,911
41£40,695£40,695£41,102
42£41,916£41,916£42,335
43£43,173£43,173£43,605
44£44,454£44,454£44,899
45£45,792£45,792£46,250
46£47,166£47,166£47,638
47£48,573£48,573£49,059
48£50,028£50,028£50,528
49£51,528£51,528£52,043
50£53,067£53,067£53,598
51£54,657£54,657£55,204
52£56,301£56,301£56,864
53£57,981£57,981£58,561
54£59,724£59,724£60,321
55£61,503£61,503£62,118
56£63,357£63,357£63,991
57£65,244£65,244£65,896
58£67,197£67,197£67,869
59£69,210£69,210£69,902
60£71,286£71,286£71,999
61£73,422£73,422£74,156
62£75,621£75,621£76,377
63£77,889£77,889£78,688
64£80,220£80,220£81,022
65£82,620£82,620£83,446
66£85,098£85,098£85,949
67£87,651£87,651£88,528
68£90,273£90,273£91,176

~ pay freeze recommended

Last updated: 2 February 2017