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Pay, wages and salaries

Pay rates

Schools and preschools

These documents summarise the current rates of pay for Education Act and Children's Services Act staff:

Public Sector Act employees

Trainees, cadets and apprentices

Cadets are employed under an appropriate award and paid according to the level of their duties.

For example, an IT technician working in a school would be paid under the School Service Officers (government schools) Award and, because of their level of responsibility, be paid as an SSO2.

Enterprise agreements

Pay requirements for new employees

Before starting employment, complete the following forms and forward to Shared Services SA to ensure timely payment. These include:

To change your bank account details or taxation arrangements, submit new copies of the forms.


People and Culture operations

Phone: 8226 1356
Email: decdrecruitmentSR [at] sa.gov.au