The following are TSC Teachers’ Job Groups and Latest salary scales in Kenya for the year 2019

Teachers Service commission, commonly abbreviated as TSC, revised the salary scales for the employees a while back.  The table below shows the summary of all the teachers’ job groups, any allowable common allowances such as housing and commuter allowances.

As from the table below, we can confidently conclude that teaching as a profession is just a work of heart. Teachers are among the lowest paid professionals in Kenya with lots of expectations and paperwork backed on them.

You may also like to check out the TSC County branches directors in Kenya and their contacts using this link. In case you would like to communicate to a TSC County Director near you, you are at the right place.

The p1 teacher is the lowest earning, especially the one who just joined the profession and hasn’t attained the maximum salary.

While politicians pocket hundreds of thousands, the worker in the name of ‘a senior principal’, with lots of responsibilities pockets Ksh. 200,000 as the maximum salary.

Some developed countries such as Germany see teaching profession as a recommendable job. Such countries consequently reward teachers accordingly. Teaching is therefore admirable by students even in junior classes. They wish to be teachers when they grow up.

ALSO READ: How to easily Replace Lost TSC Certificate in Kenya

Below is a summary of all job groups, their common allowances and latest salary scales for the year 2019. Note that all figures are in Kshs.

Job Group Teacher Designation Basic Salary (Kshs)
 Common Allowances (Kshs.)
Gross Salary (Kshs.)
  Min.   Max. House Commuter   Min.   Max.
G P1 16,692 21,304 5,000 4,000 25,692 30,304
H ATS IV 19,323 24,662 5,000 4,000 28,323 33,662
J GAT III 24,662 29,918 6,000 4,000 34,662 39,918
K GAT II 31,020 41,590 10,000 5,000 46,020 56,590
L GAT I 35,910 45,880 20,000 6,000 61,910 71,880
M Senior GAT 41,590 55,840 20,000 8,000 69,590 83,840
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
Q Senior Principal 89,748 120,270 40,000 14,000 143,748 174,270
R Chief Principal 109,089 144,928 40,000 16,000 165,089 200,928

Don’t read alone; share this article to your colleagues and friends to let them know about the latest TSC salary scales.