In France, teachers’ salaries with fifteen years of experience and the most widespread qualifications reached, for the first secondary cycle, the equivalent of 43,133 dollars in 2021, 16 % less than those of the OECD Average ($ 51,246), according to a report published Monday.
The wages of teachers in career in France remain significantly lower than those of the average of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), underlines Report annual look at education , published Monday October 3.
In France, the wages of teachers with fifteen years of experience and the most widespread qualifications (one CAPES) reached, for the first secondary of secondary (college), the equivalent of 43,133 dollars (44,157 euros) In 2021, 16 % less than those of the OECD average (51,246 dollars), according to the OECD report.
The difference is a little higher in elementary: the annual statutory salary of teachers with fifteen years of experience remains equivalent to 40,043 dollars, 19 % less than the OECD average (49,245 dollars ), despite an increase of 4 % between 2015 and 2019.
“We must make the teacher profession more attractive”, underlined, at a press conference, the secretary general of the OECD, Mathias Cormann.
“France brings answers to it, and we welcome the minister’s announcement to increase the minimum wage of teachers to 2,000 euros per month from next September.”
the progression of The grid under discussion
Consultations around teachers’ remuneration starts from this Monday in France with the social partners. “OECD studies show that France can do better, commented, at the press conference, the Minister of National Education, Pap Ndiaye. We know and react.”
Questioned on possible increases in remuneration for teachers with more than fifteen years of seniority, Pap Ndiaye said that “the bulk of the increase” planned would be “on the beginnings and career environments”. “The progress of the grid will be discussed from this afternoon [Monday] with union organizations,” he said.
“For career ends, it will especially be a question of facilitating the transition to the out -of -class and the exceptional class, so that a slightly larger number of teachers can also benefit at the end increase in increases, “he continued.
According to the OECD, it takes thirty-five years of experience to teachers in France to go from the starting salary to the highest salary, against twenty-six years on average in the OECD countries. p>
Salaries remain below those of the OECD average at each stage of the career, at all levels of education except in kindergarten, adds the report, specifying that the gap is greater with ten and fifteen years of experience in the early or end of career.