TSC:  Payslip Of A Newly Employed TSC Secondary School Teacher 2022


 TSC:  Payslip Of A Newly Employed TSC Secondary School Teacher 2022

TSC Tpay:  Payslip Of A Newly Employed TSC Secondary School Teacher 2022


Payslip Of A Newly Employed TSC Secondary School Teacher 2022

Are you seeking to fill currently advertised TSC Recruitment Vacancies 2022 in various secondary schools per County? Here is a quick breakdown of how much the Teachers Service Commission, TSC pays high school teachers in Kenya to help you plan yourself accordingly during these harsh economic times.

A graduate who secures job with Teachers Service Commission in Kenya falls under job group K which is currently referred to as grade C2 designated as Secondary Teacher II.


According to TSC appointment letter, the newly employed teacher remains on probation for a period of not less than six (6) months. In some cases the probation period may be extended if the teacher’s performance is unsatisfactory.

Read also: Counties listed by TSC as Hardship Areas for Teachers in Kenya

After three years of service, the teacher is automatically promoted to job group L currently known as grade C3.


Although minimum requirements for one to teach in secondary school is diploma, majority of secondary school tutors are university graduates.

Under job group K(grade C2), the teacher enjoys rental house allowance and commuter allowance of Kshs 7,500 and Kshs 5,000 respectively.

After all deductions have been effected, the newly employed graduate teacher takes home Kshs 38,000. Remember that this amount does not apply to those who are being deducted HELB Loan.

Here is a Breakdown of a newly employed graduate teacher in a secondary school.

It is important to note that there are several deductions subjected to salary of a newly employed teacher. They include;

Widows and Children’s Pension Scheme (WCPS) which is about Kshs. 699.10.

University Loan Recovery about Kshs. 5000. Note that this is only affecting those teachers who benefitted from HELB.
Union Contribution; could be Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers(KUPPET), Kenya National Union of Teachers(KNUT) or Kenya Women Teachers Association(KEWOTA).
Pay As You Earn (PAYE).
Other deductions could be be either sacco savings or loan repayment if the teacher is servicing a loan.

The good news is that the above figure is for teachers posted to work in other areas. Teachers posted to work in former municipalities and other major towns and cities always earn better salaries since the Commission takes into account the high cost of living in such areas.

The salary disparity is occasioned by the difference in house allowance and commuter allowance to enable the teachers catch up with the rhythm of the city life.

After serving for at least three years, these teachers get an automatic pay rise following their promotion to grade C4 former job group L.

The promotion comes with a bag of goodies amounting to approximately Kshs 8, 000 more per month after deductions such as PAYE.



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