Which Country Pays its Lower-Secondary Teachers the Best?

Lower-Secondary Teachers' Average Monthly Gross Salary (USD) (USD), 2014 or latest
Education | February 22, 2018
$1.99
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Based on a comparison of 35 countries in 2014, South Africa ranked the highest in lower-secondary teachers' average monthly gross salary with USD 350,067 followed by Luxembourg and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Latvia with USD 653, Hungary with USD 658 and Estonia with USD 861.

Data for more countries are available at Lower-Secondary Teachers' Average Monthly Gross Salary (USD) indicator page.

Lower-Secondary Teachers' Average Monthly Gross Salary (USD) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,945 4,705 5,763 6,812 7,020
Austria USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,445 4,366 4,239 4,506 4,257
Belgium USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,564 4,598 4,414 4,763 4,495
Canada USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Denmark USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,564 6,761 6,443 6,764 6,262
Finland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,699 4,574 4,497 4,784 4,494
Germany USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,162 5,903 5,819 6,318 5,947
Ireland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,786 6,778 6,184 6,363 5,880
Luxembourg USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11,433 11,713 11,001 11,564 11,227
Netherlands USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
New Zealand USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Norway USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,250 4,922 5,320 6,072 5,953
South Africa USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 422,824 414,811 477,212 506,672 463,876
USA USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,552 4,615 4,660 4,754 4,997
United Kingdom USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10,136 8,836 8,956 9,481 9,370