Average Primary School Teacher Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in Canada is C$50,282.
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C$39k - C$76k
C$102 - C$2k
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C$38k - C$75k

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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.

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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).

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