Primary School Teacher Salary in the UK

£34,500
per year
per month
£2,250
per month
per year

Primary School Teacher - Average Salary

The average salary for a Primary School Teacher is £34,500 gross per year (£2,250 net per month), which is £4,900 (+17%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Primary School Teacher can expect an average starting salary of £24,000. The highest salaries can exceed £60,000.
£24,000
Low
£34,500
Average salary
£60,000
High
£1,650
Low
£2,250
Average salary
£3,600
High

Primary School Teacher Salary Range

Low
£24,000
Average salary
£34,500
Experienced
£39,000
High
£60,000
Low
£1,650
Average salary
£2,250
Experienced
£2,500
High
£3,600

Primary School Teacher - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Primary School Headteacher£51K/year
+48% 
Private Primary School Teacher£35K/year
+2% 
Primary School PE Teacher£31K/year
 -9%

Primary School Teacher - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Primary School Teacher with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £24,000 gross per year. A mid career Primary School Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,300, while an experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £39,000. Primary School Teachers with more than 20 years of experience earn £46,000 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Primary School Teacher

Late Career▲ +33%
Experienced▲ +13%
Average Salary£34,500/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -30%

Gender Breakdown

Female
90%
Male
10%

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Primary School Teacher - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Primary School Teacher jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Primary School Teacher

How much does a Primary School Teacher make in the UK?
A Primary School Teacher in the UK earns an average of £34,500 gross per year, which is about £2,250 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Primary School Teacher updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Primary School Teacher in the UK?
The starting salary of a Primary School Teacher in the UK is around £24,000 gross per year.
What is the highest salary for a Primary School Teacher in the UK?
The highest salary of a Primary School Teacher in the UK can reach and exceed £60,000 gross per year.
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