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UP Primary Teacher Salary 2021:In-hand salary, allowance, perks, and other benefits

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Fri, 06 Aug 2021 08:22 PM IST


Check out UP Primary Teacher Salary 202 here with Safalta. Get details on  in-hand salary, allowance, perks, and other benefits
Uttar Pradesh Education Department will soon conduct Teacher Eligibility Exam or TET.  UP TET is an exam through which one can become a teacher in Primary Schools. This is a good opportunity for those who wish to make a career in teaching. Many candidates wonder about the salary and job profile of primary teachers. UP Primary Teacher Salary and job profile can be motivating factors for many.  The Salary is as per the provisions of 7 th pay commission. Teachers have a grade pay is around Rs. 4,200 and they are recruited at basic pay of Rs. 9300 to 35400 in Governments schools. They are also eligible for a number of allowances and benefits, which when added to basic salary make the overall in-hand salary very lucrative and attractive. This space will cover details related to the salary and job profile of teachers in  Classes-I to VIII in the schools of the State Govt, the salary of teachers in private schools varies. Now you can also give a boost to your preparation and become a teacher in the government sector-subscribe to Safalta's free course, and download Safalta App.

UP Primary Teacher Salary Structure 

All the teachers are paid as per 7 CPC. We have estimated their in-hand salary, basic salary,  grade pay, and other details for the teachers. Ther are also eligible for a number of allowances and benefits that add on to the basic salary. Overall they are paid a very handsome amount of salary. The salary structure is given below.
Name of the Post Primary Teachers 1 to 5 
Pay Scale Rs. 9300 to 35400
Grade Pay Rs. 4,200
Total Salary   Rs.37000 (approx.)
Pay Level 1
Name of the Post Upper Primary - 5 to 8 
Pay Scale Rs. 9300 to 44900
Grade Pay Rs 4600
Total Salary    Rs 40000 to Rs 45000
Pay Level 1

UP Primary Teacher Salary - Allowances and Benefits 

On joining the Teachers are eligible for a number of allowances. They are paid as per the provisions of pay commission and state governments rules. The allowances are meant to provide security against the rising cost of living as well as take care of day to expenses associated with the job. The teachers under UP a State Government also avail themselves of a number of benefits. The details are mentioned below.
  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. Medical Allowance
  3. House Rental Allowance
  4. Transport Allowance
  5. Internet Allowance
  6. Paid Leaves
  7. Other Allowances
  8. Accommodation if available
  9. Maternity Leave of 12 weeks for pregnant and lactating mothers
  10. Paid leave during pregnancy

UP Primary Teacher Salary - Job Profile 

The nature of the job for candidates in various capacities is the same, though the level of responsibility changes from class to class. A general overview of a teacher's roles and responsibilities is provided below.
  1. Support children in classes and beyond classes
  2. Tutor children as per need in various subjects.
  3. Creating lesson plans, managing the documents, and overseeing lesson preparations.
  4. Provide a safe and cordial atmosphere for the growth of the child.
  5. Mentor students with respect to the future and career.
  6. Create innovative ways to teach children
  7. Provide an atmosphere for the overall, holistic growth of children.

UP Primary Teacher Salary - Career Growth 

Teachers regularly receive hikes in payment and allowances. They are promoted through internal committee and on vacancies through promotion. A dedicated and responsible teacher  over the period of time can become:
  1. Senior Teacher
  2. HeadMaster
  3. Principal of School



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