Teaching is a labor force that falls under civil service. In Kenya today, teachers are rated from job group “G” to the job group in the civil service. As a P1 teacher in the job group G category, the minimum monthly salary is Kshs 25,692, and the maximum pay is Kshs 30,304. For chief principal teacher, which is the highest rank in Kenya, he or she can earn a minimum salary of Ksh165,089 and a maximum salary of Ksh 200,928.
The teacher service commission of Kenya(TSC) gives opportunities for teachers to be raised from one job group to another higher group. For a teacher to move from one job group to another level, he or she is subjected to an interview. The table below shows the salary scale for teachers according to the Salaries and Remuneration commission
|Job Group||Teachers Designation||Basic salary||Common Allowances||Gross Salary|
|Min pay.||Max pay.||House||Commuter||Min pay.||Max pay.|
|K||GAT II||31,020||41, 590||10,000||5,000||46,020||56,590|
|N||Principal GAT II||48,190||65,290||24,000||8,000||80,190||97,290|
|P||Principal GAT I||77,527||103,894||40,000||12,000||129,527||155,894|