Average Primary School Teacher Salary in Canada

C$50,282
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$983
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in Canada is C$50,282.
10%
C$39k
MEDIAN
C$50k
90%
C$76k
Is Primary School Teacher your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
C$39k - C$76k
Bonus
C$102 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$38k - C$75k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Primary School Teacher

Primary School Teacher Tasks
  • Connect curriculum standards to daily objectives, teaching children according to instructional goals.
  • Communicate student progress to parents and guardians.
  • Develop and implement activities, classroom materials, and resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress and achievement.
  • Manage a safe and hygienic classroom environment, ensuring physical and mental security.

Job Satisfaction for Primary School Teacher

Not enough data
(2)
64Reviews
We need at least 5 ratings before we can calculate a satisfaction score. Are you a Primary School Teacher? Take our survey to help us meet this goal.

Primary School Teacher Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Primary School Teacher

Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Curriculum Planning, Childhood Education and English Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

An entry-level Primary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$45,751 based on 7 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,097 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,198 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,862 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$61,445.
Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (10.5% less), Calgary, Alberta (1.6% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
37.7%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
5.7%