The average salary for a High School Teacher in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$69,830 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$49,166 - AU$92,329
AU$49K
AU$70K
AU$92K
MEDIAN: AU$69,830
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Salary AU$49,166 - AU$92,329
Bonus AU$4,000
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AU$49,330 - AU$93,872
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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$63,000 based on 31 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$78,000 based on 27 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$78,000 based on 21 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$79,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲11%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼11%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 76%