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.

R72,462 - R245,656
R72K
R170K
R250K
MEDIAN: R168,540
10%
50%
90%

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R40.00 - R112.50
R51
MEDIAN: R51.20
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R90KR180KR270K
Salary
R72,462 - R245,656  
   
Bonus
R1,462 - R20,589  
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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R72,476 - R249,064  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R330R660R990
Hourly Rate
R51.20  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R970  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R700KR1MR2M
Bonus
R1,462 - R20,589  
   
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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R72,476 - R249,064  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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 $148,000 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 $173,000 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 $188,000 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 $234,000 based on 144 salaries.

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National Average: R169,721

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Primary School Teacher Reviews

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

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 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲38%

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
R170,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

MUSIC
▲39%

Administration
▲25%

Teacher
▲7%

Afrikaans
▲6%


National Average
R170,000

▼3%

mathematics
▼5%

Counseling
▼6%

Mathematica
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 70%
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