The proportion between the average teacher’s salary and other jobs in the public sector that require a similar level of education


A low teachers' salary rate may indicate that teachers do not receive competitive salaries, which may deter the most competent persons from becoming teachers

Available data: 

EdStats provides information on annual statutory teacher starting salaries in public pre-primary, primary, lower secondary and upper secondary schools

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 13 (2) (e), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Types of Indicator: 
Levels of disaggregation: 
Level of Education, Gender, Public/Private, Urban/Rural, Region