$44,217
Avg. Salary
$13.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,200

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Primary School Teacher is $13.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Primary School Teacher is $44,217 per year.

$9.95
10%
$13.93
50%
$20.77
90%
MEDIAN $13.93
$25k
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$44k
50%
$141k
90%
MEDIAN $44,217
$25,078 - $141,298
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$140K
MEDIAN: $44,217
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90%

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$0$141K
Salary $25,078 - $141,298
Bonus $201 - $6,219
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$23,437 - $118,268
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 490
Hourly Data $0$969
Hourly Rate $9.95 - $20.77
Hourly Tips $4.00
Overtime $12.69 - $970
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $201 - $6,219
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$23,437 - $118,268
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

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.

Common Career Paths for Primary School Teacher


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Primary School Teacher Job Listings

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 $34,000 based on 115 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 $39,000 based on 79 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 $40,000 based on 86 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 $49,000 based on 38 salaries.

Primary School Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Primary School Teacher?

Primary School Teacher in Columbus:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Interaction with students and seeing them progress
Cons: NA

Primary School Teacher in Houston:
"Houston is a great place to work plenty of jobs but even as a government employee underpaid was an issue."
Pros: Plenty of jobs
Cons: Low pay

Primary School Teacher in Gaithersburg:
"Underappreciated but Necessary."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Ineffectively managed work environments

Primary School Teacher in Puducherry:
"Learning experience."
Pros: This place accepts you as you ar.
Cons: Here traffic is quite bad.

Primary School Teacher in China:
"Living costs."
Pros: It is a more developed country where people are interested in learning. ..I can as well get motivated to learn new cultures.
Cons: Same as above.

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Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$41,000

Experienced
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Curriculum Planning
▼14%

Childhood Education
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 43%