700 school heads earning above £100,000

Press Association
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Around 700 school leaders are earning six-figure salaries, official figures have shown.


Data published by the Department for Education reveals that 200 heads working in publicly funded schools are earning upwards of £110,000 and 500 others had salaries of between £100,000 and £109,999. It means they are earning double that of the average school leader in a state school, which currently stands at £55,500.