School Teachers Salary Increment Application Format Samples

If you have completed one year of service as a teacher and still not getting any salary increment then you can write a request letter to the school principal or chairman requesting salary increment. 

Reasons for Salary Increment Request 

  1. Annual increment
  2. Cost of living/inflation
  3. Additional responsibilities
  4. Financial problems.

Annual Salary Increment Application


The Principal,

School name,



Your name,

Job Designation.

Sub: Application for salary increment.

Dear Sir/Madam,

With due respect, I am writing this letter regarding my annual salary increment. At the time of my recruitment, I have been informed that my salary will be hiked after the completion of one year of service.

I finished my one-year service successfully the last month, so here I would like to request you to kindly provide the annual increment which will help me a lot.

I hope you consider my request.

Thanking you.


Your name.

Annual Salary Increment Email

Sub: Application for yearly salary increment.

Respected Sir/Madam,

I, Gayatri Gupta, completed my one-year service two months ago, but till now there is no update regarding my annual increment. 

I hope I am performing well, all my students are getting an average of 80% score and I believe the same will be continued in the future exams as well.

Here I would like to remind you about my yearly salary increment. 

Awaiting your response.

Thanking you.

Yours sincerely,
Your name.

Salary Increment Letter Due to Inflation

Sub: Regarding salary Increment.

Dear Principal Sir/Madam,

I am writing this letter regarding my salary increment due to the increased inflation rate. Hence the cost of living is increasing day by day, my salary is not sufficient for my monthly expenses. 

I have been performing well since my joining date and my students are also performing well. So I believe that I am eligible for a salary increment.

So kindly consider my salary increment request.

Thanking you.

Yours sincerely,

Your name.

Salary Increment Letter Due to Additional Responsibilities

Sub: Letter for salary increase.

Respected Sir/Madam,

I, Sirlatha Ponnuru, have been working as a school teacher for class IX for the last two years. Here I would like to bring your kind notice that I have been allotted additional duties to teach class X students in the position of Ms. Kavya who quit her job recently.

I am ready to take these additional benefits, but it requires more working hours and more energy from my side and my work has almost doubled.

Keeping in a view of this, I request you to please increase my salary, which can give some financial assistance to me.

Thanking you.


Your name.

Salary Increment Due to Financial Problems

Sub: Salary increment request.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing this to request you for salary increment due to my current financial problems. At present, I am the only income source of my family, due to the Covid crisis my husband has lost his job.

When it comes to my profession, I am doing my best to teach students, and all my students are getting good results, and I can promise the same will continue in the future as well.

Here I am requesting you for salary increment because it will give me some financial stability so that I can focus more on my profession.

I hope you fulfill my request.

Thanking you.

Your name

Sample School Teacher Salary Increment Application

Sample school teacher salary increment application

How to Write Salary Increment Letter to School

  1. Address the letter to the principal or school chairman.
  2. Write “From” address if you are writing a letter.
  3. Put subject line as “application for salary increment” or “ salary increase request” etc.
  4. Start with a salutation like Dear Sir/Madam or Respected Sir/Madam.
  5. Mention the reason why do you want a salary hike.
  6. Explain why you are eligible for a salary increment, showcase your achievements.
  7. Close the letter by saying thanking you and end the letter by mentioning your name.


1. How much salary increment do school teachers get?

Around 10-20% per year, depending on the performance of the teacher and management policies.

2. When will the school give a salary increment?

Most schools will give salary increments at the starting of the academic year i.e in April – May.

3. What do If I am not happy with my salary increment?

You can request for review of your salary, but you have to prove your eligibility through your skills, performance, and achievements i.e the results of the students.


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