DMCA.com Protection Status

Salary of a Diploma Teacher in Ghana

Salary of a Diploma Teacher in Ghana

The salary of a diploma teacher in Ghana ranges from GHS 1,500 (Lowest) and GHS 1,800 (Highest).

Advertisement

As already disclosed in our earlier post, teachers in Ghana are paid based on rank.

The diploma teacher from college is put on as the Senior Superintendent II (SSII).

Advertisement

This is the entry rank in GES.

After 4 years of service, teachers with diploma certificates are promoted to the Senior Superintendent I (SSI) rank.

Advertisement

Diploma Teacher Salary vs. Single Spine Salary Structure

The Ministry of Finance annually releases the salary structure of all public sector workers.

The ministry in 2021 revealed the salary structure of teachers in Ghana.

Advertisement

Breakdown of Diploma Teachers Salary in Ghana-2021/2022

  • Senior Superintendent II-GHS 1,569.83
  • Senior Superintendent I -GHS 1,766.441

Explanation of the Breakdown of Diploma Teacher Salary in Ghana

The SS-II is a starting point for every teacher with a diploma in the Ghana Education Service (GES).

The salary received by the diploma teacher serving under the above rank is GHS1, 569.83 every month.

Advertisement

An annual gross salary of GHS18,837.96 is paid to a teacher under this category.

Kindly note that the salary of the diploma teacher increases according to the number of points (years) served.

Advertisement

The SS I is the senior rank of SS II.

A teacher with a diploma certificate and who has served for a minimum of 4 years is promoted to the SS I rank.

Advertisement

In GES, promotion in rank comes with an increment in salary.

Therefore, a teacher with a diploma and who has taught for 3 years will receive a higher salary than an individual who just entered the teaching fraternity with the same certificate.

Advertisement

The monthly salary of a diploma teacher under the SS I rank is GHS1.1,766.441 as gross.

A gross salary of GHS21,197.30 is paid annually by the government.

Advertisement

Note that the salary of a diploma teacher in Ghana is grade-based.

There is corresponding money added to the initial salary as their steps and points increase annually.

Advertisement

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
error: Do not copy content. Copy and face a DCMA Suit.