Primary Teacher

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Median Average:
$82,482
Primary Teacher in Australia median base salary $82,482/yr. Information is based on 425 Primary Teacher jobs advertised between November 2020 and November 2021.
How much do Primary Teacher earn in Australia? The average salary of Primary Teacher is $82,482 in Australia
$82,482 /yr
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Average $82,482
Range $80K - $90K
Last updated November 26 2021
The average pay range for Primary Teacher is between $80K and $90K. Salaries vary from a low of $60K up to $100K per year. The average number of Primary Teacher roles advertised per month is 41 in Australia between November 2020 and November 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Primary Teacher? The most common skills required for a Primary Teacher are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Primary Teacher job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated October 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Teaching - Primary roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Teaching - Primary roles. See what salaries they paid for Teaching - Primary in Australia. See how they compare to the average Teaching - Primary salary of $82,482.
Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
Sydney (100%)
57

$60K-$102K

(($1,060))

$60K-$102K
(($1,060))
Scout Talent
Darwin (77%), Brisbane (23%)
52

$70K-$116K

($10,629)

$70K-$116K
($10,629)
Smart Education Melbourne
Melbourne (100%)
51

$91K-$109K

($17,790)

$91K-$109K
($17,790)
Command Group
Melbourne (100%)
40

$71K-$108K

($7,462)

$71K-$108K
($7,462)
Department of Education & Training Victoria
Melbourne (73%), Adelaide (13%), Albury (7%), Geelong (7%)
953

$70K-$84K

(($5,233))

$70K-$84K
(($5,233))
Last Updated November 20 2021
How many years does it take to become a Primary Teacher?
Most candidates undertake an average of 3 years Education & Training prior to being appointed as a Primary Teacher.
Average Education & Training required to become a Primary Teacher
Last updated November 25 2021
Most candidates have on average 4 years working experience prior to becoming a Primary Teacher.
Average Education & Training required to become a Primary Teacher
Last updated November 25 2021
Where are Teaching - Primary in Australia sourced from?
Teaching - Primary are sourced from
these companies
Department of Education
Department of Education NSW
Emergency Teacher LTD
Free Agency Australia
Heathmont College
Teaching - Primary are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Deakin University
TAFE
Victoria University
University of Edinburgh
University of Strathclyde
Last updated November 26 2021
Where are most Primary Teacher roles located in Australia?
Melbourne 74 / 22%
Sydney 62 / 19%
Brisbane 52 / 16%
Perth 34 / 10%
Cairns 14 / 4%
Last updated November 20 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Primary Teacher?
Canberra ($89K)
Darwin ($88K)
Newcastle ($88K)
Cairns ($87K)
Sydney ($87K)
Last updated November 20 2021