The average salary for a Head Teacher is AU$78,876 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$50,435 - AU$108,266
AU$50K
AU$79K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$78,876
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50%
90%
AU$22.67 - AU$50.43
AU$23
AU$29
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$28.98
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$109K
Salary AU$50,435 - AU$108,266
Bonus AU$1.01 - AU$39,732
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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AU$49,855 - AU$109,919
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$22.67 - AU$50.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$109K
Bonus AU$1.01 - AU$39,732
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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AU$49,855 - AU$109,919
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Head Teacher

"Head teacher" is a job title typically used by private and boarding schools to designate a position similar to a school principal. The head teacher is responsible for the school's administration on a number of levels, from ensuring a designated curriculum is taught throughout the institution to setting and enforcing regulations for conduct. The head teacher may have a support staff which includes assistants or deputy heads who assist with day-to-day duties and operations within the school and help the head teacher to interact positively with teachers, students, and parents.

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Head Teacher Pay By Employer

$0$41K

Head Start
34 profiles
$30,783

$24,460

YMCA
18 profiles
$25,322

Primrose Schools
10 profiles
$22,064

$26,071

$22,360

$23,476

$24,960

$26,970

Kiddie Academy
7 profiles
$28,021

Head Teacher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Head Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Head Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Head Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 80 salaries. A Head Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$93,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,657

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

Key Stats for Head Teacher

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Head Teacher Salaries

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼1%

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%