Average Secondary School Teacher Salary in New Zealand

NZ$69,291
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NZ$3,084
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The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher in New Zealand is NZ$69,291.
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NZ$48k
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NZ$69k
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NZ$80k
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MEDIAN NZ$69,291
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NZ$48k - NZ$80k
Bonus
NZ$1k - NZ$10k
Total Pay
NZ$47k - NZ$81k

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Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

Secondary School Teacher Tasks
  • Instruct via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects at the post primary level.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Create, administer, and grade tests and assignments to measure students' progress.
  • Establish and enforce behavioral and procedural rules.

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Popular Skills for Secondary School Teacher

Skills in Curriculum Planning, Subject Matter Expert, English Language and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher

An entry-level Secondary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$50,453 based on 14 salaries. An early career Secondary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$55,671 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Secondary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$71,762 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$76,046 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$75,392.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 162 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
26.5%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
14.8%

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