NZ$55,309
Avg. Salary
NZ$24.30
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Primary School Teacher is NZ$24.30 per hour.

The average pay for a Primary School Teacher is NZ$55,309 per year.

NZ$18.00
10%
NZ$24.30
50%
NZ$30.72
90%
MEDIAN NZ$24.30
NZ$46k
10%
NZ$55k
50%
NZ$74k
90%
MEDIAN NZ$55,309
NZ$46,418 - NZ$74,492
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NZ$55K
NZ$74K
MEDIAN: NZ$55,309
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NZ$18.00 - NZ$30.72
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NZ$24
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MEDIAN: NZ$24.30
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90%
NZ$0NZ$74K
Salary NZ$46,418 - NZ$74,492
Bonus NZ$1.01 - NZ$9,863
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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NZ$45,723 - NZ$74,341
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 240
Hourly Data NZ$0NZ$30
Hourly Rate NZ$18.00 - NZ$30.72
Annual Data NZ$0NZ$74K
Bonus NZ$1.01 - NZ$9,863
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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NZ$45,723 - NZ$74,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Primary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Primary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$50,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Primary School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$62,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$70,000 based on 39 salaries. A Primary School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$69,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$54,799

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲27%

▲26%

▲13%

National Average
NZ$55,000

▼9%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%