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Average Primary School Teacher Salary in United Kingdom

£26,429
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,009
Bonus
£3,000
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The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in United Kingdom is £26,429.
10%
£21k
MEDIAN
£26k
90%
£37k
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Primary School Teachers?

Skills in Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, English Language, Team Leadership and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 £23,065 based on 152 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,020 based on 1,170 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,291 based on 518 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,367 based on 390 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,256.
Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (9.7% less), Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (6.5% less) and Liverpool, England: Liverpool (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,412 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
48.5%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
16.2%
Late Career
7.5%

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