The average salary for a High School Teacher in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$65,307 per year.

AU$44,219 - AU$96,431
AU$44K
AU$65K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$65,307
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50%
90%
AU$23.15 - AU$59.60
AU$23
AU$36
AU$60
MEDIAN: AU$35.97
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$97K
Salary AU$44,219 - AU$96,431
Bonus AU$4,913
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$45,302 - AU$97,743
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$23.15 - AU$59.60
Annual Data AU$0AU$97K
Bonus AU$4,913
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$45,302 - AU$97,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for High School Teacher

High school teachers, also called secondary school teachers, provide instruction to students in one or more areas of study within a public or private high school. They may also supervise extracurricular activities, proctor state testing exams, assist with college preparation (such as by writing letters of recommendation), organize field trips, and supervise study hall and/or detention, among other duties. High school teachers prepare lessons to deliver to students, as well as present the lessons in a way that students can easily understand. They must check students' learning with methods such as homework, tests, group work and student presentations. High school teachers must grade students' work in a timely manner, providing feedback that students can use in the class and later in their education.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a High School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A High 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 AU$72,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 41 salaries. A High 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 AU$85,000 based on 24 salaries.

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲30%

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
AU$66,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 80%