Average Salary For Educators In South Africa

An educator is a person who provides instruction or education; a teacher.

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Educators’ Salary In South Africa

The average salary for a Teacher in SA is R 258 060 gross per year (R 21 510 gross per month), which is 9% lower than South Africa’s national average salary. Salary Range: a Teacher can expect an average starting salary of R 182 500. The highest salaries can exceed R 618 000.

How much do Grade R teachers earn per month in South Africa?

The average salary for a Grade R Teacher in SA is R 86 300 gross per year (R 7 190 gross per month), which is 69% lower than South Africa’s national average salary.

Salary Range: a Grade R Teacher can expect an average starting salary of R 71 540. The highest salaries can exceed R 110 000.

How much does a primary school teacher earn in South Africa per month?

A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of R 17 000, while an experienced Foundation Phase Teacher with 10-20 years of experience makes on average R 23 000.

Primary School Teachers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than R 25 000 per month.

Bachelor of Education (BEd) Jobs by Salary

JOB TITLERANGEAVERAGE
Job Title: Primary School TeacherRange: R83k – R282kAverage: R194,683
High School TeacherRange: R127k – R328kAverage: R225,219
EducatorRange: R119k – R306kAverage: R220,560
Mathematics TeacherRange: R109k – R321kAverage: R215,502

How much does a Grade 1 teacher earn in South Africa?

Using data from the salary database PayScale, the salary range for primary school teachers in South Africa is between R80,000 and R275,000 with the median sitting at R177,500. For high school teachers, pay increases, range between R120,000 and R300,000, with the median sitting at R200,000.

Can you teach with a higher certificate in education?

The Higher Certificate in Education is an access route for students into the Bachelor of Education (BEd).

If you have enrolled for a Higher Certificate in ABET and you want to become a teacher, you can enroll for a BA and thereafter, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Senior and FET Phase).

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