The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher is AU$65,713 per year. A skill in Curriculum Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$49,006 - AU$94,404
AU$49K
AU$66K
AU$94K
MEDIAN: AU$65,803
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AU$23.00 - AU$49.88
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AU$31
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MEDIAN: AU$31.04
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AU$0AU$95K
Salary AU$49,006 - AU$94,404
Bonus AU$480 - AU$11,438
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$49,041 - AU$95,447
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 570
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$23.00 - AU$49.88
Overtime AU$28.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$95K
Bonus AU$480 - AU$11,438
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$49,041 - AU$95,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

Secondary school teachers generally work in a middle school or high school environment and administer lessons to students. This often involves teaching large classes of students, so it is important to show authority and be able to control a large group of people. Some students may have behavioral problems, so it is important not only to help administer coursework, but also to help shape student personality and behavior.

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Secondary 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.

Common Career Paths for Secondary School Teacher


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Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Secondary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Secondary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 334 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secondary 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$73,000 based on 170 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 87 salaries. A Secondary 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$87,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,838

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Key Stats for Secondary School Teacher

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Secondary School Teacher Salaries

▲33%

▲32%

▲11%

National Average
AU$66,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Secondary School Teacher Salaries


▲5%

National Average
AU$66,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%