Relief Teaching Pay and Conditions in Western Australia

This represents the most recent data on Relief Teaching Pay WA. There is also much information about relief teaching working conditions. It is in your best interest to find out exactly what you should be earning and under which conditions you should be working in your relief teaching gigs.

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Relief Teaching Pay WA

Relief Teaching Pay and Work Conditions Western Australia

To find more detailed information about current Relief Teaching Pay Rates and Work Conditions in Western Australia refer to Relief Teaching in Australia - Pay and Conditions

Untrained Relief Teaching Pay WA

Trained Relief Teaching Pay WA

A four-year trained teacher starts on salary Level 2.1 and progresses to Level 2.2 after 12 months of satisfactory service.

Relief Teaching Pay WA

Each Australian State and Territory differ in how they pay casual and relief teachers.

  • Some states pay a daily rate and some states pay by the hour.
  • Some states (like Queensland and Victoria) pay a set rate for relief teacher pay;regardless of experience.
  • Some states pay a rate for relief teacher pay based on experience and qualifications.

Western Australia Fast Facts


Western Australia is a large expansive state. The state is made up primarily of arid outback terrain.

Western Australia's population is concentrated in its southwest corner where the land is fertile.

Popular tourist locations include the wine regions of Margaret River which also contain the states most popular surfing spots.

WA Facts

The capital of Western Australia is Perth which is known for its abundant parkland, beaches and snorkelling sites.

The Swan River traverses the city. Fremantle is a port city which is noted for its 19th-century architecture.

Area: 2.646 million square kilometres

Population; 2.589 million (Sept 2014)​

Capital City: Perth.

Key Destinations Western Australia

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Relief Teaching Pay - WA

Relief Teaching Pay WA

Western Australian relief teaching pay for those teachers who work less than 5 consecutive days will be at a daily rate of $413.00

Half daily rate at $206.50 (Updated January 2015)

Relief teaching pay for those employed for more than five consecutive working days shall be paid for the period at the rate of salary appropriate to their qualifications and experience on a weekly basis of annual salary divided by forty or a daily basis of annual salary divided by two hundred.


You are a graduate teacher for the first two years that you teach.

A four-year trained teacher starts on salary Level 2.1 and progress to Level 2.2 after 12 months of satisfactory service.

Service Scale

You are also eligible for a Graduate Allowance of up to $1600 a year for your first two years.

This allowance assists you with personal and professional costs in establishing yourself as a teacher.

After two years of satisfactory teaching service, you progress to teacher Level 2.3.

Your work experiences and previous qualifications may be taken into account when determining your starting salary.

Each application to start above the graduate salary on a case-by-case basis.

Relief Teaching in Australia - Pay and Conditions

Relief Teacher Pay Rates and Conditions

This is the most comprehensive compilation of relief teacher pay rates, pay scales, award positions and working conditions for relief teachers in Australia ever produced.

Don't take on relief teaching positions without knowing the conditions under which you work.

Relief Teaching Pay and Conditions

75 pages of information about the most up to date information about Relief Teacher Pay Rates and working conditions in Australia.


Annual Salary







Teachers performing satisfactory teaching service receive an annual increment each year until they reach Level 2.9 - $95,459

If you are an experienced teacher, your relief teaching pay is according to the number of years you have been teaching.

Relief Teacher Working Conditions WA

Relief Teachers work under state enterprise agreements with different pay and working conditions.

There are a range of different working conditions applied to all relief teaching situations from contract, temporary, short-term and long-term.

Few people will tell you all the aspects of your working conditions. Consequently it is important that YOU know details of the specific working situations under which you accept relief teaching positions.

Not knowing your working conditions jeopardizes your personal safety and makes you more vulnerable to litigation.

Knowing the working conditions allows you to be aware should a crisis develop.

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