The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$73,698 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

AU$38,575 - AU$92,868
AU$39K
AU$56K
AU$93K
MEDIAN: AU$55,875
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Salary AU$38,575 - AU$92,868
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AU$38,853 - AU$92,506
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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$52,000 based on 38 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$57,000 based on 22 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$72,000 based on 15 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$89,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲63%

▲31%

▲5%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 83%