Average Salary For Teachers In South Africa

A teacher is a person who teaches, especially in a school.

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Teachers’ Salary In South Africa

The average teacher salary in South Africa is R 264 000 per year or R 135 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 210 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 840 000 per year.

How much does a teacher with a bachelor’s degree earn in South Africa?

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.

How much does a Grade R teacher earn?

A mid-career Grade R Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of R 7 000, while an experienced Grade R Teacher with 10-20 years of experience makes on average R 7 800. Grade R Teachers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than R 7 700 per month.

How much does a newly qualified teacher earn in South Africa?

The average teacher salary in South Africa is R 264 000 per year or R 135 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 210 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 840 000 per year.

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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