Support staff pay scales

Pay and pensions
07 December 2016
Most schools use the local government pay scales to pay their support staff in conjunction with National Joint Council (NJC) terms and conditions. Please note, there are new spine points from April 2019. Use the table to see how the old spine point corresponds with the new.

Local government payscale for support staff

Spine point April 2017 April 2018 New spine point April 2019
6 £15,014 £16,394 1 £17,364
7 £15,115 £16,495 1 £17,364
8 £15,246 £16,626 2 £17,711
9 £15,375 £16,755 2 £17,711
10 £15,613 £16,863 3 £18,065
11 £15,807 £17,007 3 £18,065
12 £16,123 £17,173 4 £18,426
13 £16,491 £17,391 4 £18,426
14 £16,781 £17,681 5 £18,795
15 £17,072 £17,972 5 £18,795
16 £17,419 £18,319 6 £19,171
17 £17,772 £18,672 6 £19,171
18 £18,070 £18,870 7 £19,554
19 £18,746 £19,446 8 £19,945
20 £19,430 £19,819 9 £20,344
- - - 10 £20,751
21 £20,138 £20,541 11 £21,166
22 £20,661 £21,074 12 £21,589
- - - 13 £22,021
23 £21,268 £21,693 14 £22,462
24 £21,962 £22,401 15 £22,911
- - - 16 £23,369
25 £22,658 £23,111 17 £23,836
- - - 18 £24,313
26 £23,398 £23,866 19 £24,799
27 £24,174 £24,657 20 £25,295
- - - 21 £25,801
28 £24,964 £25,463 22 £26,317
29 £25,951 £26,470 23 £26,999
30 £26,822 £27,358 24 £27,905
31 £27,668 £28,221 25 £28,785
32 £28,485 £29,055 26 £29,636
33 £29,323 £29,909 27 £30,507
34 £30,153 £30,756 28 £31,371
35 £30,785 £31,401 29 £32,029
36 £31,601 £32,233 30 £32,878
37 £32,486 £33,136 31 £33,799
38 £33,437 £34,106 32 £34,788
39 £34,538 £35,229 33 £35,934
40 £35,444 £36,153 34 £36,876
41 £36,379 £37,107 35 £36,876
42 £37,306 £38,052 36 £36,876
43 £38,237 £39,002 37 £36,876
44 £39,177 £39,961 38 £36,876
45 £40,057 £40,858 39 £41,675
46 £41,025 £41,846 40 £42,683
47 £41,967 £42,806 41 £42,683
48 £42,899 £43,757 42 £44,632
49 £43,821 £44,697 43 £45,591

London weighting and fringe area

Area April 2017 April 2018 April 2019
Inner London £840 £857 £874
Outer London £585 £597 £609

Special educational needs

April 2017 April 2018 April 2019
£1,239 £1264 £1289

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