Teacher pay chart shows world's highest earning teachers

English teachers are among the OECD's top earners - but Luxembourg is top of the table

Caroline Mortimer
Wednesday 02 December 2015 11:42
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Teachers in the UK could expect to take home an average of £30,326 a year in England in 2013
Teachers in the UK could expect to take home an average of £30,326 a year in England in 2013

Teachers in England are among the best paid in the world - but they fall far behind those in Luxembourg, where those in the profession can expect to get paid more than £60,000 a year.

Teachers with at least 10 years' experience could can expect to take home an average of £30,326 a year in England - making them the seventh highest paid educators in the OECD.

Top of the table is tiny Luxembourg where teachers earn on average £66,441.

It is followed by Germany and Canada who pay their teachers £43,791 and £42,271.

But the chart, compiled for The Independent by Statista UK, shows English teachers are still out-earned by their American and Irish cousins.

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