A High School Teacher earns an average salary of R191,993 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

R120,403 - R295,729
R120K
R190K
R300K
MEDIAN: R191,993
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50%
90%

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R35.51 - R241.61
R36
R130
R240
MEDIAN: R130.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R120,403 - R295,729  
   
Bonus
R1,559 - R29,031  
Profit Sharing
R4,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R120,890 - R300,671  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R340R680R1K
Hourly Rate
R35.51 - R241.61  
   
Overtime
R22.15 - R993  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R700KR1MR2M
Bonus
R1,559 - R29,031  
   
Profit Sharing
R4,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R120,890 - R300,671  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a High School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $180,000 based on 713 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A High School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $205,000 based on 290 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $232,000 based on 225 salaries. A High School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $253,000 based on 176 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R194,569

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High School Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a High School Teacher?

High School Teacher in Northwest:
"Level."
Pros: I enjoy dealing with different personalities of learners in a classroom situation.With the skill I obtained in special needs diploma;I am a master n understanding individuality in learners needs for learning.
Cons: I am not clear about my salary scale...as when I compare it with colleagues; who attain same qualification and same year of appointment as me are far higher than me in salary scalem.

High School Teacher in Port Elizabeth:
"It Is Stressful But Worthwhile."
Pros: That I get to educate the future generation and teach them important skills and values that will benefit them in future.
Cons: That I get overloaded with work at times.

High School Teacher in Polokwane:
"Great."
Pros: Impacting knowledge to youth.
Cons:

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Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲30%

▲19%

▲5%

National Average
R195,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries

Engineering Design
▲13%

Teaching
▲9%

Life Sciences
▲9%

History
▲2%

Economics
▲2%

▲1%

English Language
▼0%

National Average
R195,000

Afrikaans
▼5%

▼6%

mathematics
▼6%

Geography
▼7%

▼7%

english
▼7%

Life Orientation
▼17%

Life Science
▼17%

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 58%