HC Deb 24 February 1999 vol 326 c345W
Dr. Tony Wright

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what is the average annual cost of employing a school teacher in England. [72201]

Ms Estelle Morris

The estimated average cost of employing a full-time teacher (including heads and deputies) in the maintained nursery, primary, secondary and special sector in England at April 1999:

Average salary 25,400
Employer costs1 3,800
Total cost 29,200
1 Includes 7.6 per cent. National Insurance contributions and 7.2 per cent. pension costs

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