The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in India is Rs 237,830.
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Job Description for Primary School Teacher
Primary school teachers instruct children who are typically in grades one through five or six and between six and eleven years old. The goal of educating pupils at this age is to lay the firm foundations of reading comprehension, writing, and math, and primary school teachers also use these fundamentals to teach broader foundation knowledge in subjects like science and social studies. They also help to ensure that developmental subjects in the arts and physical education are taught as well. In …Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Primary School Teacher
The top respondents for the job title Primary School Teacher are from the companies VIBGYOR High, GEMS Education and SchoolCenter. Reported salaries are highest at Oberoi International School where the average pay is Rs 600,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include VIBGYOR High, earning around Rs 355,700. SchoolCenter pays the lowest at around Rs 95,000. GEMS Education also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 318,000.
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Popular Skills for Primary School Teacher
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in English Language and Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mathematica, Oral / Verbal Communication and Childhood Education.
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 Rs 193,988 based on 229 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 203,613 based on 1,052 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 252,818 based on 630 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 352,686 based on 414 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 395,479.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 24.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (16.0% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (13.7% less), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (6.6% less) and Kolkata, West Bengal (6.0% less).
Years of Experience
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