The average salary for a Primary School Teacher is R168,536 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are MUSIC and Administration.

R74,470 - R250,167
R74K
R170K
R250K
MEDIAN: R170,325
10%
50%
90%
R18.25 - R167.68
R18
R100
R170
MEDIAN: R99.99
10%
50%
90%
R0R255K
Salary R74,470 - R250,167
Bonus R1,546 - R20,621
Profit Sharing R250.00
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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R75,069 - R255,322
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,375
Hourly Data R0R518
Hourly Rate R18.25 - R167.68
Overtime R1.94 - R518
Annual Data R0R255K
Bonus R1,546 - R20,621
Profit Sharing R250.00
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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R75,069 - R255,322
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Primary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Primary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R148,000 based on 649 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Primary 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 R173,000 based on 253 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R188,000 based on 206 salaries. A Primary 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 R234,000 based on 144 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R171,856

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Primary School Teacher Reviews

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

Primary School Teacher in Hertzogville:
"It feels really good."
Pros: Working with kids, changing their mind set.
Cons: Illdisciplined kids, and irresponsible parents.

Primary School Teacher in Pretoria:
"Pay Decreases Rather Than Increase. Training Is Useless."
Pros: I get to teach children subjects that I am passionate about.
Cons: Training from the DOE is useless and very often a waste of time. Salary is very small for amount of work and qualifications.

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Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲36%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
R172,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

MUSIC
▲37%

Administration
▲24%

Teacher
▲6%

Afrikaans
▲5%


National Average
R172,000

▼5%

mathematics
▼6%

Counseling
▼7%

Mathematica
▼7%


Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 68%
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