Average Entry-Level Secondary School Teacher Salary

AU$60,765
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AU$300
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Secondary School Teacher is AU$60,765.
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AU$47k
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AU$61k
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MEDIAN AU$60,765
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AU$47k - AU$69k
Bonus
AU$12 - AU$2k
Total Pay
AU$48k - AU$70k

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Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher

An early career Secondary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,216 based on 311 salaries. A mid-career Secondary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,106 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$88,351 based on 154 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$93,741.
Employees with Secondary School Teacher in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 0.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (10.0% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 713 survey responses.
Early Career
43.6%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
9.7%

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