As of 2014, a newly-qualified teacher in England and Wales makes a minimum of 21,804 pounds per year, according to the Department for Education. The main pay range is from this minimum up to a maximum of 31,868 pounds per year.
A head teacher in England and Wales earns a minimum of 42,803 pounds up to a maximum of 106,148 pounds per year, as of 2014. Additional benefits that teachers in the U.K. receive include a teacher's pension and holidays, as teachers work just 195 days per school year, although they may do some work during holidays. Additionally, U.K. teachers can receive teaching and learning responsibility payments if they take on additional responsibilities.