How Much Primary Teachers Make Relative to the Average?

Primary Teachers' Salary (As % of Average Salary) (%), 2014 or latest
Education | February 22, 2018
$1.99
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2014, United Kingdom ranked the highest in primary teachers' salary as a percentage of average salary with 199% followed by Luxembourg and Chile. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 60.9%, Iceland with 64.2% and Estonia with 64.4%.

Data for more countries are available at Primary Teachers' Salary (As % of Average Salary) indicator page.

Primary Teachers' Salary (As % of Average Salary) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 108% 110% 110% 109% 108%
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 195% 166% 163% 160%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 112% 117% 113% 110% 109%
Germany % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 143% 143% 146% 146% 146%
Greece % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 111% 110% 119% 107% 101%
Ireland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 112% 116% 116% 112% 111%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 138% 142% 138% 134% 136% ... ...
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 122% 125% 170% 167% 173%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 162% 163% 161% 172% 152%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 121% 131% 126% 125% 125%
South Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 151% 147% 142% 142% 142% ... ...
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 127% 127% 128% 124% 123%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 226% 226% 227% 227% 222%