Latest TSC Hardship Allowances per job group and grade as listed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, SRC: Hardship areas, Monthly hardship allowance, Grade and T-Scale
TSC Hardship allowances per job group 2020-2021 CBA
The Teachers Service Commission is tasked with the recruitment, employment, and promotion of teachers across Kenya.
However the salaries paid to Kenyan teachers are determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, SRC.
Furthermore, it is crucial to note that the allowances paid to teachers depend on the location of the school in which the tutor has been posted.
Those working in highly marginalized areas receive extra perks owing to the numerous challenges they face including inadequate food, poor transport and communication systems, insecurity, and unfavorable climatic conditions.
This article shall highlight TSC hardship allowances per job group and grade as listed by the Sarah Serem-led Salaries and Remuneration Commission, SRC.
BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE LATEST TSC HARDSHIP ALLOWANCE PER MONTH BASED ON TEACHERS’ GRADES, AND T- SCALE
The highest-paid TSC Hardship allowance is Kshs 38, 100. This goes to teachers serving the Commission in Grade D5 T-Scale 15 which was formerly referred to as Job Group R.
Teachers in Grade B5 who are the lowest-paid, on the other hand, pocket Kshs 6, 600 TSC hardship allowance per month.
|Teacher’s Grade||T-Scale||Job Group||TSC Hardship Allowance
per month (in Kshs)
|B5||T-Scale 5||Job Group G||6, 600|
|C1||T-Scale 6||Job Group H||8, 200|
|C2||T-Scale 7||Job Group I||10, 900|
|C3||T-Scale 8||Job Group J||12, 300|
|C4||T-Scale 9||Job Group K||14, 650|
|C5||T-Scale 10||Job Group L||17, 100|
|D1||T-Scale 11||Job Group M||27, 300|
|D2||T-Scale 12||Job Group N||27, 300|
|D3||T-Scale 13||Job Group P||31, 500|
|D4||T-Scale 14||Job Group Q||31, 500|
|D5||T-Scale 15||Job Group R||38, 500|
TSC HARDSHIP AREAS AS LISTED BY THE TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION
TSC Hardship Areas, Counties (14)
Out of the total 47 counties in Kenya, only 14 counties are listed as hardship areas in Kenya.
NOTE: ALTHOUGH SOME COUNTIES ARE LISTED UNDER TSC HARDSHIP AREAS, NOT ALL SCHOOLS QUALIFY TO BE CATEGORIZED AS TSC HARDSHIP CENTRES
Below is a full list of Counties listed as hardship areas in Kenya
|Turkana County||North Eastern Region|
|Mandera County||North Eastern Region|
|Samburu County||North Eastern Region|
|Marsabit County||North Eastern Region|
|West Pokot County||North Eastern Region|
|Wajir County||North Eastern Region|
|Lamu County||Coastal Region|
|Tana River County||Coastal Region Region|
|Narok County||Rift Valley Region|
|Kwale County||Coastal Region Region|
|Taita Taveta County||Coastal Region Region|
|Isiolo County||Eastern Region|
|Kilifi County||Coastal Region Region|
|Garissa County||North Eastern Region|