Average Primary School Teacher Salary in South Africa

Average Primary School Teacher Salary in South Africa

R195,473
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 30k
MEDIAN
ZAR 195k
90%
ZAR 300k

The average salary for a Primary School Teacher is R195,473

Base Salary
R30k - R300k
Bonus
R4k - R28k
Profit Sharing
R1 - R173k
Total Pay
R40k - R317k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
85.5%
Male
14.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 406 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

29%

Dental

7%

Vision

7%

None

70%