Average Secondary School Teacher Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher in Canada is C$60,022.
MEDIAN C$60,022
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C$37k - C$94k
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C$37k - C$95k

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Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

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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Career Paths

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Secondary School Teacher
High School Teacher
Operations Manager
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Popular Skills for Secondary School Teacher

Skills in Curriculum Planning and Subject Matter Expert are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Oral / Verbal Communication and English Language.

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 C$50,755 based on 11 salaries. An early career Secondary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,927 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Secondary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,594 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,121 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$76,411.
Employees with Secondary School Teacher in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 33.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (9.1% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (16.7% less), Toronto, Ontario (12.2% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (6.7% less).

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