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Average Primary School Teacher Salary in India

₹239,589
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹9,871
Bonus
₹50,000
Commission
₹12,500
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The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in India is ₹239,589.
10%
₹100k
MEDIAN
₹240k
90%
₹506k
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₹100k - ₹506k
Bonus
₹2k - ₹148k
Profit Sharing
₹489 - ₹302k
Commission
₹0 - ₹50k
Total Pay
₹101k - ₹587k
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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.

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 Oakridge International School. Reported salaries are highest at Oberoi International School where the average pay is ₹470,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include GEMS Education and VIBGYOR High, earning around ₹318,000 and ₹315,858, respectively. SchoolCenter pays the lowest at around ₹95,000. Billabong and Oakridge International School also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹240,000 and ₹302,500, respectively.

Career Paths

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More common (> 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Primary School Teachers?

Skills in Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mathematica, Oral / Verbal Communication, Childhood Education 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 ₹194,652 based on 213 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹205,932 based on 996 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹254,443 based on 616 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹350,349 based on 382 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹400,021.
Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New Delhi, Delhi (11.0% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (14.2% less), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (12.0% less) and Kolkata, West Bengal (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,349 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
42.4%
Mid Career
26.2%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
6.0%

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