The average salary for a Primary School Teacher is R168,536 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are MUSIC and Administration.

R82,915 - R256,176
R83K
R170K
R260K
MEDIAN: R174,339
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50%
90%
R18.38 - R185.96
R18
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R190
MEDIAN: R102.44
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90%
R0R259K
Salary R82,915 - R256,176
Bonus R1,949 - R22,073
Profit Sharing R175.00
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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R83,484 - R259,949
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,492
Hourly Data R0R515
Hourly Rate R18.38 - R185.96
Overtime R1.96 - R515
Annual Data R0R259K
Bonus R1,949 - R22,073
Profit Sharing R175.00
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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R83,484 - R259,949
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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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 R148,000 based on 649 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 R173,000 based on 253 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 R188,000 based on 206 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 R234,000 based on 144 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R175,426

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

Primary School Teacher Reviews

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

Primary School Teacher in Hertzogville:
"It feels really good."
Pros: Working with kids, changing their mind set.
Cons: Illdisciplined kids, and irresponsible parents.

Primary School Teacher in Pretoria:
"Pay Decreases Rather Than Increase. Training Is Useless."
Pros: I get to teach children subjects that I am passionate about.
Cons: Training from the DOE is useless and very often a waste of time. Salary is very small for amount of work and qualifications.

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Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Primary School Teacher Salaries

▲33%

▲7%

National Average
R175,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Primary School Teacher Salaries

MUSIC
▲35%

Administration
▲21%

Teacher
▲4%

Afrikaans
▲2%


National Average
R175,000

▼7%

mathematics
▼8%

Counseling
▼9%

Mathematica
▼9%


Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 66%