Primary School Teacher Salary in Ireland

€53,004
per year
per month
€4,420
per month
per year

Primary School Teacher - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Primary School Teacher is €53,004 gross per year (€4,420 gross per month), which is 20% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Primary School Teacher Salary Scale: a Primary School Teacher can expect a starting salary of €39,235. The highest salaries can exceed €65,588 (excluding allowances).
€39,235
Low
€53,004
Average
€65,588
High
€3,270
Low
€4,420
Average
€5,470
High

Primary School Teacher Salary Range

Low
€39,235
Average
€53,004
Experienced
€56,615
High
€65,588
Low
€3,270
Average
€4,420
Experienced
€4,720
High
€5,470
Among Irish Primary Teachers, Unqualified Primary Teachers and Newly-qualified Primary Teachers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Primary School Teachers appointed prior to January 2011 enjoy the highest salaries.

Primary School Teacher - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Primary School Teacher with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €40,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Primary School Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €46,000, while an experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €56,000. Primary School Teachers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €61,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Primary School Teacher

Late Career▲ +15%
Experienced▲ +6%
Average Salary€53,004/year
Mid Career▼ -13%
Entry Level▼ -25%

Gender Breakdown

Female
87%
Male
13%

Primary School Teacher - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Primary School Teacher jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Primary School Teacher

How much does a Primary School Teacher make in Ireland?
A Primary School Teacher in Ireland earns an average of €53,004 gross per year, which is about €4,420 gross 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 Ireland?
The starting salary of a Primary School Teacher in Ireland is around €39,235 gross per year. Unqualified Primary Teachers and Newly-qualified Primary Teachers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Primary School Teacher in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Primary School Teacher in Ireland can reach and exceed €65,588 gross per year. More experienced Primary School Teachers appointed prior to January 2011 usually have the highest salaries.
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