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2012 Teachers' salaries 2012/2

Annual statutory salaries in public institutions

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Teachers' salaries
Annual statutory salaries in public institutions, minimum training
Equivalent USD converted using PPPs
‌‌
2010 or latest available year
Primary education
Lower secondary education
Upper secondary education
Salary
Salary
Years to top
salary
Salary
Initial
15 years
Maximum
Initial
15 years
Maximum
Initial
15 years
Maximum
Australia
34 193
 
47 445
 
47 445
 
34 321
 
47 445
 
47 445
 
9
 
34 321
 
47 445
 
47 445
 
Austria
30 812
 
40 818
 
60 973
 
32 236
 
44 179
 
63 361
 
34
 
32 680
 
45 425
 
66 487
 
Belgium (Fl.)
31 193
 
44 076
 
53 949
 
31 193
 
44 076
 
53 949
 
27
 
38 939
 
56 638
 
68 278
 
Belgium (Fr.)
30 202
 
42 792
 
52 509
 
30 202
 
42 792
 
52 509
 
27
 
37 736
 
55 157
 
66 613
 
Canada
34 443
 
54 978
 
54 978
 
34 443
 
54 978
 
54 978
 
11
 
34 588
 
55 191
 
55 191
 
Chile
17 820
 
23 411
 
30 866
 
17 820
 
23 411
 
30 866
 
30
 
17 941
 
24 820
 
32 665
 
Czech Republic
15 036
 
19 949
 
22 276
 
14 916
 
20 217
 
22 522
 
32
 
15 533
 
21 449
 
24 117
 
Denmark
43 393
 
50 253
 
50 253
 
43 393
 
50 253
 
50 253
 
8
 
44 640
 
58 256
 
58 256
 
England
30 204
 
44 145
 
44 145
 
30 204
 
44 145
 
44 145
 
12
 
30 204
 
44 145
 
44 145
 
Estonia
11 876
 
12 576
 
17 357
 
11 876
 
12 576
 
17 357
 
7
 
11 876
 
12 576
 
17 357
 
Finland
29 029
 
37 455
 
39 702
 
31 351
 
40 451
 
42 879
 
20
 
32 276
 
42 809
 
45 377
 
France
24 334
 
32 733
 
48 296
 
27 184
 
35 583
 
51 301
 
34
 
27 420
 
35 819
 
51 560
 
Germany
46 456
 
55 771
 
61 209
 
51 058
 
61 784
 
68 592
 
28
 
53 963
 
66 895
 
76 433
 
Greece
26 583
 
32 387
 
38 934
 
26 583
 
32 387
 
38 934
 
33
 
26 583
 
32 387
 
38 934
 
Hungary
10 701
 
13 228
 
17 644
 
10 701
 
13 228
 
17 644
 
40
 
11 755
 
15 616
 
22 963
 
Iceland
24 822
 
27 930
 
29 123
 
24 822
 
27 930
 
29 123
 
18
 
22 850
 
28 103
 
29 399
 
Ireland
32 601
 
53 677
 
60 758
 
32 601
 
53 677
 
60 758
 
22
 
32 601
 
53 677
 
60 758
 
Israel
17 646
 
25 181
 
36 137
 
17 646
 
23 047
 
33 230
 
36
 
13 995
 
21 009
 
31 543
 
Italy
27 015
 
32 658
 
39 762
 
29 122
 
35 583
 
43 666
 
35
 
29 122
 
36 582
 
45 653
 
Japan
25 454
 
44 788
 
56 543
 
25 454
 
44 788
 
56 543
 
34
 
25 454
 
44 788
 
58 075
 
Korea
26 776
 
46 338
 
74 149
 
26 670
 
46 232
 
74 043
 
37
 
26 670
 
46 232
 
74 043
 
Luxembourg
65 171
 
95 043
 
114 988
 
73 777
 
101 775
 
128 181
 
30
 
73 777
 
101 775
 
128 181
 
Mexico
14 302
 
18 621
 
30 602
 
18 446
 
23 854
 
39 085
 
14
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Netherlands
36 861
 
50 621
 
53 654
 
38 001
 
61 704
 
66 403
 
16
 
38 001
 
61 704
 
66 403
 
New Zealand
27 719
 
41 009
 
41 009
 
28 127
 
42 062
 
42 062
 
8
 
28 535
 
43 116
 
43 116
 
Norway
32 629
 
35 991
 
40 405
 
32 629
 
35 991
 
40 405
 
16
 
35 991
 
38 817
 
42 766
 
Poland
9 526
 
15 186
 
15 824
 
10 725
 
17 300
 
18 030
 
10
 
12 119
 
19 791
 
20 629
 
Portugal
30 825
 
37 542
 
54 158
 
30 825
 
37 542
 
54 158
 
34
 
30 825
 
37 542
 
54 158
 
Scotland
30 207
 
48 188
 
48 188
 
30 207
 
48 188
 
48 188
 
6
 
30 207
 
48 188
 
48 188
 
Slovak Republic
11 028
 
12 688
 
13 680
 
11 028
 
12 688
 
13 680
 
32
 
11 028
 
12 698
 
13 680
 
Slovenia
26 690
 
32 436
 
34 074
 
26 690
 
32 436
 
34 074
 
13
 
26 690
 
32 436
 
34 074
 
Spain
37 137
 
42 846
 
51 822
 
41 518
 
47 816
 
58 065
 
38
 
42 325
 
48 818
 
59 269
 
Sweden
28 937
 
33 374
 
38 696
 
29 245
 
34 481
 
38 951
 
..
 
30 650
 
36 429
 
41 675
 
Switzerland
45 226
 
..
 
70 784
 
51 240
 
..
 
79 603
 
27
 
59 107
 
..
 
90 374
 
Turkey
23 130
 
24 761
 
26 587
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
23 780
 
25 411
 
27 237
 
United States
36 858
 
45 226
 
52 137
 
36 772
 
45 049
 
55 259
 
..
 
37 267
 
48 446
 
55 199
 
OECD average
28 523
 
37 603
 
45 100
 
29 801
 
39 401
 
47 721
 
24
 
30 899
 
41 182
 
49 721
 
EU21
28 948
 
38 280
 
44 907
 
30 202
 
40 211
 
47 287
 
24
 
31 346
 
42 470
 
50 139
 
Argentina
13 768
 
17 041
 
20 657
 
11 231
 
14 852
 
18 015
 
25
 
11 231
 
14 852
 
18 015
 
Brazil
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
China
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
India
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Indonesia
1 638
 
2 072
 
2 361
 
1 745
 
2 361
 
2 565
 
32
 
2 021
 
2 615
 
2 849
 
Russian Federation
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 21 September 2012
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Note: Information on data for Israel:http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888932315602.
   Belgium (Fl.): Flemish community, Belgium; Belgium (Fr.): French community, Belgium.
Due to a change in the methodology used to convert teachers’ salaries into USD, data are not directly comparable with the figures published in previous editions of Education at a Glance. Sources, methods and technical notes are available on:
www.oecd.org/edu/eag2012.
Source: Education at a Glance 2012: OECD Indicators; data for Argentina are from UNESCO Institute for Statistics (World Education Indicators programme).
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