Teachers' and school heads' salaries and allowances in Europe, 2013/14
This overview compares the different levels of decision-making responsible for setting teachers' and school heads' statutory salaries in primary and general secondary education in Europe. The minimum and maximum statutory salaries are presented in nominal terms and compared to per capita GDP in each country. Teachers’ career prospects are also indicated through data on salary progression and its relationship to professional experience. Additionally, trends in the evolution of salary levels between 2009 and 2014 are also analysed. Finally, the different types of allowances available to teachers... are presented, indicating the decision-making levels involved in allocating these payments.