Pay

If you’re a teacher or principal your pay, units, allowances, career structure payments and pay rises are set out in your employment agreement.

Teachers

If you’re a primary, secondary or area school teacher your pay provisions are set out in your employment agreement.

Your base salary will depend on your qualifications, experience, and whether you qualify for any units or allowances. There are 6 salary Groups for trained teachers, each with a minimum and a maximum salary. Your salary Group depends on your qualifications.

For more detailed information about your salary, unit and allowance entitlements and pay rises select:

I’m a primary teacher

I’m a secondary teacher, or

I’m an area school teacher

Principals

If you’re a primary, secondary or area school principal your pay provisions are set out in your employment agreement.

You pay is made up of:

  • roll-based salary
  • staffing-based salary
  • decile payment
  • payment for leading literacy and numeracy.

You can also qualify for:

  • a salary increase based on the number of years you’ve been a principal and whether you meet the professional standards, and
  • other allowances, which are added to your salary.

For more detailed information about your pay, career structure payments and allowance entitlements, select either:

I’m a primary principal

I’m a secondary principal, or

I’m an area school principal

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