The average salary for a Middle School Teacher in Canada is C$57,848.
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Job Description for Middle School Teacher
A middle school teacher usually teaches children who are between 11 and 14 years old. Sometimes, the teacher may be expected to oversee 30 children or more. The teacher will create lessons plans based on syllabi from the school or guidelines from the state being taught in. Much of the work of a teacher is often done outside of the classroom, preparing for classes. The teacher will provide lessons in a manner that fulfills basic requirements but that will grip the attention and understanding of…Read more
Middle School Teacher Tasks
- Teach students in public or private schools at middle or junior high level.
- Adjust teaching methods according to individual student needs.
- Create and prepare materials for student activities.
- Grade student tests and assignments, and maintain accurate student records according to laws and school regulations.
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Popular Skills for Middle School Teacher
Skills in French Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Material Science, Mathematica, Curriculum Planning and English Language.
Pay by Experience Level for Middle School Teacher
An entry-level Middle School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$47,838 based on 12 salaries. An early career Middle School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,424 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Middle School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,318 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Middle School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,351 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$69,919.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Middle School Teacher in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 35.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Halifax, Nova Scotia (21.4% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (17.4% less), Edmonton, Alberta (12.1% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.8% less).
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