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Average Primary School Teacher Salary in Ireland

€32,084
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€992
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The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in Ireland is €32,084.
10%
€25k
MEDIAN
€32k
90%
€47k
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What Do Primary School Teachers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Primary School Teachers?

Skills in Childhood Education and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning and English Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teachers?

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 €29,995 based on 30 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €30,559 based on 183 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €34,313 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €39,595 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €43,745.
Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in Galway, Galway earn an average of 7.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Drogheda, Louth (7.3% more) and Limerick, Limerick (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wexford, Wexford (7.2% less) and Sligo, Sligo (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 446 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
41.0%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
7.0%

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