The average salary for an Entry-Level Secondary School Teacher is AU$60,765.
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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. Usually, secondary school teachers will have general guidelines from the sc…Read more
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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