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Philippine Public Teacher’s Salary Grade 2023

A Teacher is a professional who teaches students based on national curriculum guidelines within their specialist subject areas. Their duties include assigning homework, grading tests, documenting progress, and keeping up with parent communication.

What is a Salary grade?

A salary grade is a number that defines the monthly payment/income a government employee receives.

Each government position is assigned a salary grade based on its difficulty level and range of responsibilities. The President of the Philippines is the highest responsibility. Hence, the salary grade of the president is Grade 33 and the lowest responsibility in the Philippines is Utility Worker with a Salary grade of 1. Salary grades in the Philippine government run from 1-33 and Salary grade 33 is the highest pay.

Position Monthly
Base
Pay
Teacher I 27,000
Teacher II 29,165
Teacher III 31,320
Master
Teacher I
46,725
Master
Teacher II
51,357
Master
Teacher III
57,347
Master
Teacher IV
63,997
Salary Standardization Law V

The average teacher in the Philippines is starting to get paid more. With the Salary Standardization Law of 2019, the national average public school teacher’s salary in 2021–2023 will be higher than their private-sector counterparts by around 65 to 87%.

The said increases as per RA 11466, are scheduled in four tranches—from the year 2020 until the year 2023. The increases will be per Salary Grade (SG) and step corresponding to the position.

The salary grade for other Positions

PositionsSalary Grade
Education Program Specialist I12
Education Program Specialist II16
Education Research Assistant I9
Education Research Assistant II10
Education Supervisor I21
Education Supervisor II22
Education Supervisor III22
Elementary School Principal I19
Elementary School Principal II20
Elementary School Principal III21
Elementary School Principal IV22
Head Teacher I14
Head Teacher II15
Head Teacher III16
Head Teacher IV17
Head Teacher V18
Head Teacher VI19
Health Education and Promotion Adviser22
Health Education and Promotion Officer I10
Health Education and Promotion Officer II14
Health Education and Promotion Officer III18
Health Education and Promotion Officer IV22
Health Education and Promotion Officer V24
Science Education Specialist I16
Science Education Associate II14
Science Education Specialist III20
Science Education Specialist IV22
Science Education Specialist V24
Special School Principal I18
Special School Principal II19
Special Science Teacher I13
Special Science Teacher II16
Special Science Teacher III19
Special Science Teacher IV22
Special Science Teacher V24
Special Education Teacher I13
Special Education Teacher II14
Special Education Teacher III15
Special Education Teacher IV16
Special Education Teacher V17
Teacher Credential Evaluator I13
Teacher Credential Evaluator II15
Teacher Credential Evaluator III18
Teachers Camp Superintendent24
Teaching Aids Specialist11
Salary Standardization Law V

Public teacher’s salaries in the Philippines

The salary increases of teachers in the Philippines starting 2020 until 2023 are shown in the following table:

PositionSalary
Grade
Basic
Salary
First
Tranche
2020
Second
Tranche
2021
Third
Tranche
2022
Fourth
Tranche
2023
Teacher 11120,75422,31623,87725,43927,000
Teacher 21222,93824,49526,05227,60829,165
Teacher 31325,23226,75428,27629,79831,320
Master
Teacher 1
1840,63742,66243,68145,20346,725
Master
Teacher 2
1945,26947,53048,31349,83551,357
Master
Teacher 3
2051,11553,53754,25155,79957,347
Master
Teacher 4
2157,80560,29660,90162,44963,997
Salary Standardization Law V

Allowance and Incentives of Public Teachers

BenefitsAmount in Php
Clothing and uniform6,000
Mid-year bonus1-month basic salary
Year-end bonus1-month basic salary
Cash gift5,000
Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI)5,000
Anniversary bonus3,000
Performance bonus50–65% of the basic monthly salary
Proportional Vacation Pay (PVP)70 days PVP during summer and Christmas break for those who have rendered full services during the school year
Chalk allowance3,500
Salary Standardization Law V
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