Average Educator Salary in South Africa

R232,206
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R19,747
Bonus
R12,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Educator in South Africa is R232,206.
10%
R117k
MEDIAN
R232k
90%
R323k
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Salary
R117k - R323k
Bonus
R10k - R30k
Profit Sharing
R11 - R199k
Total Pay
R117k - R342k

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Job Description for Educator

Educator Tasks
  • Teach several subjects or a single class to K-12 or vocational schools.
  • Monitor, set, and assess students' progress and goals.
  • Develop academic curriculums.
The top respondents for the job title Educator are from the companies Department of Education, Curro Holdings and Gauteng Department of Education. Reported salaries are highest at WCED where the average pay is R257,249. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Gauteng Department of Education and Department of Education, earning around R245,415 and R239,492, respectively. Education.Com pays the lowest at around R174,444. Primary and Curro Holdings also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R180,000 and R231,103, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Educator

Skills in English Language, Curriculum Planning, Training and Facilitator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Childhood Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Educator

An entry-level Educator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R186,598 based on 82 salaries. An early career Educator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R201,031 based on 761 salaries. A mid-career Educator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R217,487 based on 407 salaries. An experienced Educator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R247,479 based on 433 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R295,361.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,079 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
36.6%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
19.0%