The Estonian government is to handle a draft regulation at its sitting on Thursday that would raise the lower salary limit for full-time teachers of basic and upper secondary schools to 958 euros.
The change would be effective from January 1.
The new lower salary limit is 6.4 percent higher than the lower salary limit of 900 euros valid in 2015.
The state budget for this year sets aside 182 million euros to finance the higher base salary for teachers. Teacher jobs in Estonia's basic and upper secondary schools numbered 11,831 as of November 2015.