Public school teachers are scheduled to receive salary increases until the year 2023, the Department of Education (DepEd) said.
DepEd Undersecretary for Finance Annalyn Sevilla, in a Facebook post, showed the matrix of salary increases of teachers scheduled to be given until 2023.
Based on the data presented by Sevilla, teachers are scheduled to receive salary increases as mandated by Republic Act (RA) 11466 or the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) of 2019.
The said increases as per RA 11466, she explained, are scheduled in four tranches – from the year 2020 until the year 2023. The increases will be per Salary Grade (SG) and step corresponding to the position.
The salary increases of teachers starting 2020 until 2023 are scheduled as follows:
The salary for Teacher I (SG 11) was increased to P22, 316 in 2020 to P23, 877 in 2021. In 2022, their salaries will be increased to P25, 439 and P27,000 in 2023.
For Teacher II (SG 12), the salary was increased to P24, 495 in 2020 to P26, 052 in 2021. In 2022, the salaries of those holding this position will be increased to P27, 608 and P29, 165 in 2023.
For those who hold the position of Teacher III (SG 13), their salaries were increased to P26, 754 in 2020 and P28, 276 in 2021. Their salaries will be increased to P29, 798 and P31, 320 in 2022 and 2023, respectively.
The salary for Master Teacher I (SG 18) was increased to P42, 159 in 2020 and P43, 681 in 2021. In 2022, teachers holding this position will enjoy monthly salaries of P45, 203 and P46, 725 in 2023.
In 2020, the salary of Master Teacher II (SG 19) was increased to P46, 791 and P48, 313 in 2021. In 2022, the salaries of those who hold this position will be increased to P49, 835 and P51, 537 in 2023.
For 2020, the salary of those who hold the position of Master Teacher III (SG 20) was increased to P52, 703 in 2020 and P54, 251 in 2021. In the next two years, 2022 and 2023, the salaries of teachers holding this position will be increased to P55, 799 and P57, 347, respectively.
The salary of those who hold the Master Teacher IV (SG 21) was increased to P59, 353 in 2020 and P60, 901 in 2021. Their salaries will also be increased in 2022 to P62, 449 and P63, 997 in 2023.
“The increase in salary is an assured benefit as approved in the budget law,” Sevilla said in January this year.
She also noted that the salary adjustment due to each employee shall be given once “there is instruction and funding cover” coming from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).