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Median value of teachers’ salaries (FOI)

Median value of teachers’ salaries (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 04 July 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



What is the median (not average or mean) annual salary of all full time teachers in Jersey, not including Deputy and Head teachers?

How many teachers are included in this figure?


What is the median (not average or mean) average annual salary of all Deputy and Head teachers in Jersey?

How many teachers are included in this figure?

A previous FOI request gave the average but as it is well known, wage distributions are skewed so that the average (arithmetic mean) is usually higher than the median. So this request is for different information.


A and B

Please find below a table reflecting the median salary of teachers and head / deputy head teachers.


​Number of Teachers

​Number of Teachers receiving the median salary (FTE)*

​Median Salary

​Teachers ​75895​​£53,078.00
​Heads and Deputy Head Teachers​70​8​£76,631.00

*Full time equivalent

For ease of reference, a link to an earlier FOI response on a similar subject is provided below.

Teacher salaries (FOI)

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