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Primary School Teacher Salary

The average salary for a Primary School Teacher is R143,207 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

R60,352 - R223,624
(Median)
R60K
R140K
R220K
MEDIAN: R143,206
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R60,352 - R223,624  
   
Bonus
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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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R60,275 - R231,201  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 435

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Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Primary School Teacher Reviews

What is it like working as a Primary School Teacher at Gauteng Department of Education?

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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Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
R145,000


Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

National Average
R145,000

Teaching
up arrow 9%

Childhood Education
up arrow 10%

English Language
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 68%