R207,601
Avg. Salary
R108
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R18,043

Bonus

R5,087

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a High School Teacher is R108 per hour.

The average pay for a High School Teacher is R207,601 per year.

10%
R19.87
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R107.50
50%
R205.95
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MEDIAN R107.50
10%
R120k
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R208k
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R309k
90%
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MEDIAN R207,601
R120,254 - R308,697
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MEDIAN: R207,601
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R19.87 - R206
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MEDIAN: R107
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R0R325K
Salary R120,254 - R308,697
Bonus R2,068 - R30,014
Profit Sharing R500 - R57,500
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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R121,010 - R325,892
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,661
Hourly Data R0R783
Hourly Rate R19.87 - R206
Overtime R31.00 - R784
Annual Data R0R325K
Bonus R2,068 - R30,014
Profit Sharing R500 - R57,500
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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R121,010 - R325,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Job Description for High School Teacher

High school teachers, also called secondary school teachers, provide instruction to students in one or more areas of study within a public or private high school. They may also supervise extracurricular activities, proctor state testing exams, assist with college preparation (such as by writing letters of recommendation), organize field trips, and supervise study hall and/or detention, among other duties. High school teachers prepare lessons to deliver to students, as well as present the lessons in a way that students can easily understand. They must check students' learning with methods such as homework, tests, group work and student presentations. High school teachers must grade students' work in a timely manner, providing feedback that students can use in the class and later in their education.

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High 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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Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a High School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R179,000 based on 1,465 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A High 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 R203,000 based on 625 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R230,000 based on 485 salaries. A High 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 R258,000 based on 343 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R212,760

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

High School Teacher Advice

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

High School Teacher in Kimberley:
"Don't smile before Easter."
Set the bar high at the beginning of each school year.You can always relax later. Make your expectations clear right from the start and don't make empty threats or promises. Remember that teachers are in the business of growing learners.

High School Teacher in Pietermaritzburg:
"Challenging."
Pros: FINANCIAL SECURITY. Holiday. Bonus.
Cons: The marking of too many assessments and class sizes.

High School Teacher in western cape:
"How the system works."
Ask a lot of questions and follow your instinct when everything else fails.

High School Teacher in Bloemfontein:
"It is so difficult because now & then the department accuses you of things you've never done."
Pros: I like being around school children & imparting something in them so that they may have a bright future.
Cons: The enviroment it is not that much satisfying for an individual to teach in.

High School Teacher in Vryheid:
"Study to a Masters level."
Learn different skills.

High School Teacher in Port Elizabeth:
"It Is Stressful But Worthwhile."
Pros: That I get to educate the future generation and teach them important skills and values that will benefit them in future.
Cons: That I get overloaded with work at times.

High School Teacher in Pretoria:
"Challenging and insightful."
Pros: I love to help children be the best they can be.
Cons: Discipline and the schools commitment.

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Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲21%

▲8%

National Average
R213,000

▼4%

▼16%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries


National Average
R213,000

▼1%

English Language
▼9%

▼9%

▼10%

▼11%

▼11%

▼12%

▼14%

▼15%

▼15%


▼16%



Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 62%