AU$63,271
Avg. Salary
AU$32.93
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Primary School Teacher is AU$32.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Primary School Teacher is AU$63,271 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$63,271
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Salary AU$41,800 - AU$91,021
Bonus AU$395 - AU$9,729
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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$42,493 - AU$93,274
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,306
Hourly Data AU$0AU$69
Hourly Rate AU$20.59 - AU$51.72
Overtime AU$9.81 - AU$69.04
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$395 - AU$9,729
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$42,493 - AU$93,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 200

Job Description for Primary School Teacher

Primary school teachers instruct children who are typically in grades one through five or six and between six and eleven years old. The goal of educating pupils at this age is to lay the firm foundations of reading comprehension, writing, and math, and primary school teachers also use these fundamentals to teach broader foundation knowledge in subjects like science and social studies. They also help to ensure that developmental subjects in the arts and physical education are taught as well.

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Primary School Teacher Tasks
  • Connect curriculum standards to daily objectives, teaching children according to instructional goals.
  • Communicate student progress to parents and guardians.
  • Develop and implement activities, classroom materials, and resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress and achievement.
  • Manage a safe and hygienic classroom environment, ensuring physical and mental security.

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Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Primary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Primary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 923 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Primary 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$69,000 based on 232 salaries. An experienced Primary 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 201 salaries. A Primary 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$82,000 based on 124 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,991

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

Primary School Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Primary School Teacher?

Primary School Teacher in Brisbane:
"Exciting everyday is different."
Pros: The children I work with and my colleagues.
Cons: Bad internet connection and the technology is not up to date.

Primary School Teacher in Sydney:
Pros: Educating children by developing life skills.
Cons: Taking work home and finding the right balance between work and home.

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Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲28%

▲24%

▲8%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲31%

National Average
AU$64,000

Childhood Education
▼4%



Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 85%