Teaching salaries in the Department of Education, Training and Employment are based on the Teachers' Award State 2003 and the State School Teachers' Certified Agreement 2012. Salaries are determined by years of service, qualifications and promotional level.
Download current teacher salary information (DETE employees only).
Each step on the pay scale is equivalent to a full year's teaching service.
Please note that the starting salary for a Graduate Teacher is $58,437 Band 2 Step 1 (as at 1 September 2012).
Salary packaging allows employees to:
The Queensland Government has made changes to its salary packaging arrangement. Two providers are now available under this arrangement, these being:
For more information please refer to the Queensland Government Chief Procurement Office website.
The department contribution equals the employee's percentage contribution plus 7.75%. For example, if an employee contributes 5%, then the department contributes 12.75%.
Casual teachers receive 9% of their salary as an employer contribution.
For more information, please contact Q Super .
This page was last reviewed on 14 Mar 2013