Average Primary School Teacher Salary in New Zealand

NZ$53,644
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NZ$2,043
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The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in New Zealand is NZ$53,644.
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NZ$47k
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NZ$54k
90%
NZ$74k
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NZ$47k - NZ$74k
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NZ$248 - NZ$4k
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NZ$46k - NZ$74k

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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 in Curriculum Planning, English Language and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 NZ$47,862 based on 27 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$50,277 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$59,108 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$70,430 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$70,828.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 446 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
41.7%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
11.7%

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