The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$69,172.
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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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Popular Skills for Secondary School Teacher
Oral / Verbal Communication
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Skills in Curriculum Planning, English Language, Oral / Verbal Communication and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Subject Matter Expert.
Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher
An entry-level Secondary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$60,842 based on 60 salaries. An early career Secondary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,353 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Secondary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,385 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$91,275 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$91,875.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Secondary School Teacher in their job title in Geelong, Victoria earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (5.5% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bendigo, Victoria (6.9% less), Adelaide, South Australia (5.0% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.4% less).
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