A Primary School Teacher earns an average salary of R166,952 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are MUSIC and Administration.

R71,346 - R244,225
(Median)
R71K
R170K
R240K
MEDIAN: R166,951
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90%

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R25.17 - R121.64
(Median)
R25
R62
R120
MEDIAN: R62.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R90KR180KR270K
Salary
R71,346 - R244,225  
   
Bonus
R1,927 - R20,435  
Profit Sharing
R1,908  
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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R71,258 - R246,930  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 977
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R25.17 - R121.64  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R493.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R1,927 - R20,435  
   
Profit Sharing
R1,908  
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).
)
R71,258 - R246,930  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R167,995

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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




National Average
R168,000


Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

MUSIC
up arrow 42%

Administration
up arrow 27%


Teacher
up arrow 5%

Afrikaans
up arrow 2%

National Average
R168,000

Teaching
up arrow 4%

Mathematica
up arrow 5%


mathematics
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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