Deputy Headteacher Salary

The average salary for a Deputy Headteacher in the UK is:


Job profile for a Deputy Headteacher

The person that is second in command in a school and is often lined up as the future head of that or another school, a role that usually combines teaching with other more administrative duties to do with the running of the school

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Deputy Headteacher Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £60,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £50,742, based on 8 respondents (a difference of -15% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £45,152, based on 13 respondents (a difference of -12% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £51,718, based on 18 respondents (a difference of 15% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £49,034, based on 4 respondents (a difference of -5% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Deputy Headteacher based on all salary survey responses is: £50,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Deputy Headteacher is £25.62.

Assorted Deputy Headteacher Salary Information

£57,500South West22-October-14
£56,500South East19-October-13
£41,000South East9-September-13
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Deputy Headteacher Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Deputy Headteacher job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£45091 $70341.96 North West
£55851 $87127.56 London
£40992 $63947.52 Yorkshire and North East
£44578 $69541.68 South West
£52777 $82332.12 South East
£43554 $67944.24 Scotland
£46116 $71940.96 Northern Ireland
£43041 $67143.96 Wales
£47653 $74338.68 Midlands
£42529 $66345.24 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Deputy Headteacher, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £38,430 for a worker in their 20s, £50,215 (30s), £59,438 (40s) and £59,438 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Deputy Headteacher is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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