TSC Updated Allowances Per Job Group 2023


TSC Updated Allowances Per Job Group 2023. Through a tsc online services portal, the Teacher Service Commission (TSC) is in charge of hiring teachers in schools and colleges.

Both ensuring the welfare of teachers and facilitating their salaries and benefits fall under the purview of the committee.

Different kinds of allowances are given to every teacher employed by the Teachers Service Commission.

Teachers receive these stipends in addition to their monthly wages.

Factors Determining Teachers Allowances Per Job Group 

  1. Allowances paid by TSC depend on such factors as:-
  2. The work station,
  3. The Job grade of individual teachers
  4. Responsibilities of individual teacher
  5. Others teachers like type of learners handled.

NOTE: Whereas most allowances are paid on a monthly basis, others are one off.

2023 Revision of Teachers’ Allowances.

I will go into detail about teachers’ allowances revisions by job group in this piece.

The agreement to sign a CBA by the teacher unions in 2016 slightly raised the base pay and allowances for teachers.

Unlike in the past when (SRC) significantly increased House Allowance for teachers, TSC administrators only saw a small rise margin.

As I mentioned, I’ll walk you through particular teaching job groups and their Revised TSC allowances in 2023.

Teachers are entitled to Four main allowances.

  1. Hardship Allowance
  2. Commuter allowance
  3. Housing allowance
  4. Annual leave allowance.


TSC employs the following factors to determine Hardship zones in Kenya.

  1. Food is either absent, unavailable, or inaccessible.
  2. Water, transportation, and communication networks are insufficient.
  3. Fundamental social services and amenities are insufficient
  4. Persistently severe climate events including drought, landslides, and flooding
  5. Unrest and a high likelihood of security threats.

Gazetted Hardship areas Include:

  1. Marsabit County
  2. Mandera County
  3. Kwale County
  4. Garissa County
  5. Wajir County
  6. West Pokot County
  7. Narok County
  8. Turkana County
  9. Kilifi County
  10. Isiolo County
  11. Lamu County
  12. Taita Taveta County
  13. SamburuCounty
  14. Tana River County

The table below clearly illustrates all Revised TSC Hardship allowances for per job groups 2023

TSC Revised Allowances Per Job Group in hardship areas

TSC Revised Commuter Allowances 2023

All teachers are guaranteed TSC commuter allowances, widely known as monthly transportation stipend.

Here is a table illustrating full TSC commuter Allowances for teachers.

TSC Revised Commuter Allowances per job group 2023

TSC Revised House Allowance 2023

TSC Revised house allowances for all teachers upwards, Here is the table.

It noted, that teachers in Nairobi City receive the highest House Allowances.

TSC Revised House Allowance 2023 per job group

TSC Revised House Allowance 2023 per job group

Teachers in former municipalities and other municipalities receive different rates of house allowances. The table below indicates.

Revised House Allowance per job group for other municipalities in Kenya

Revised House Allowance for other municipalities in kenya

Revised Leave Allowances For Teachers per Job group.

Tsc leave allowance of Ksh 4,000 is paid to teachers in employment categories B5 and C1.

Tsc pays  Ksh 6,000 to those in C2 through C5.

On the other hand, teachers in grades D1 through D5, who are primarily administrators, are paid Ksh.

TSC Revised leave Allowances per job group

TSC Revised leave Allowances per job group


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