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Average High School Teacher Salary in Australia

AU$70,638
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AU$2,005
Bonus
AU$3,500
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The average salary for a High School Teacher in Australia is AU$70,638.
10%
A$51k
MEDIAN
A$71k
90%
A$99k
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AU$51k - AU$99k
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AU$148 - AU$10k
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AU$6 - AU$6k
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AU$51k - AU$100k
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What Do High School Teachers Do?

High School Teacher Tasks
  • Instruct via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects at the post primary level.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Create, administer, and grade tests and assignments to measure students' progress.
  • Establish and enforce behavioral and procedural rules.

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What Are Popular Skills for High School Teachers?

Skills in Curriculum Planning and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mathematica, Oral / Verbal Communication and English Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for High School Teachers?

An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$62,432 based on 66 salaries. An early career High School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,391 based on 416 salaries. A mid-career High School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,134 based on 257 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$87,671 based on 270 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$85,245.
Employees with High School Teacher in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Geelong, Victoria (2.2% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (3.7% less), Adelaide, South Australia (2.0% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,145 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
36.3%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
11.9%

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