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Average Secondary School Teacher Salary in United Kingdom

£29,644
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,546
Bonus
£500
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The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher in United Kingdom is £29,644.
10%
£22k
MEDIAN
£30k
90%
£43k
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£22k - £43k
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£405 - £6k
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What Do Secondary School Teachers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Secondary School Teacher
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Secondary School Teachers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teachers?

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 £24,129 based on 65 salaries. An early career Secondary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,970 based on 595 salaries. A mid-career Secondary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,369 based on 330 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,502 based on 341 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £37,299.
Employees with Secondary School Teacher in their job title in London, England earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (7.5% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (13.9% less), Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (7.2% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,482 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.4%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
22.3%
Experienced
23.0%
Late Career
10.2%