How Much do Teachers Earn in Botswana

Broadly speaking, the function of teachers is to help students learn by imparting knowledge to them and by setting up a situation in which students can and will learn effectively.

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Some qualities of a good teacher include skills in communication, listening, collaboration, adaptability, empathy, and patience. Other characteristics of effective teaching include an engaging classroom presence, value in real-world learning, exchange of best practices, and a lifelong love of learning.

Average Monthly Salary

12,500 BWP

( 149,000 BWP yearly)

A person working in Teaching / Education in Botswana typically earns around 12,500 BWP per month. Salaries range from 5,970 BWP (lowest average) to 22,700 BWP (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Teaching / Education careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Academic Advisor12,600 BWP
Academic Coach12,400 BWP
Academic Manager13,900 BWP
Academic Specialist10,800 BWP
Academic Staff9,590 BWP
Accompanist10,700 BWP
Achievement Coach12,900 BWP
Admissions Specialist11,000 BWP
Agricultural Sciences Teacher9,740 BWP
Anthropology Teacher9,820 BWP
Arabic Language Teacher9,020 BWP
Archeology Teacher10,100 BWP
Architecture Teacher11,300 BWP
Archivist8,270 BWP
Art Teacher8,810 BWP
Assistant School Principal13,100 BWP
Assistant Teacher8,810 BWP
Biochemistry Professor18,000 BWP
Biology Teacher10,500 BWP
Bursary Scheme Manager11,900 BWP
Business Teacher10,200 BWP
Chemistry Teacher9,350 BWP
Child Care Coordinator9,910 BWP
Child Care Worker8,220 BWP
Clinical School Psychologist14,800 BWP
College Aide11,900 BWP
College and Career Readiness Specialist13,000 BWP
College President22,100 BWP
Communications Teacher9,780 BWP
Community Education Officer8,810 BWP
Computer Science Teacher9,700 BWP
Computer Teacher9,320 BWP
Creative Writing Trainer11,600 BWP
Credit Counselor12,100 BWP
Cultural Studies Teacher9,970 BWP
Curriculum Developer13,500 BWP
Curriculum Specialist12,300 BWP
Demonstrator8,660 BWP
Deputy Controller of Examinations11,800 BWP
Director of Learning Technology13,700 BWP
Distance Learning Coordinator11,000 BWP
Economics Lecturer17,400 BWP
Education Administrator11,200 BWP
Education Assistant Director12,700 BWP
Education Assistant Principal11,000 BWP
Education Assistant Professor13,700 BWP
Education Consultant14,600 BWP
Education Coordinator10,600 BWP
Education Counselor12,000 BWP
Education Director16,800 BWP
Education Program Specialist12,700 BWP
Education Researcher14,800 BWP
Education Resource Specialist10,500 BWP
Education Services Facilitator11,300 BWP
Educational Psychologist15,800 BWP
EFL Teacher9,980 BWP
eLearning Trainer9,170 BWP
Elementary School Teacher8,070 BWP
Engineering Lecturer17,100 BWP
Engineering Teacher13,300 BWP
English Teacher8,910 BWP
ESL Teacher10,400 BWP
Faculty Assistant12,100 BWP
Foreign Language Teacher9,100 BWP
GED Teacher8,590 BWP
Geography Teacher9,590 BWP
Head of Mathematics Department13,900 BWP
Head of School16,900 BWP
High School Teacher10,700 BWP
History Teacher9,740 BWP
Infant Teacher7,350 BWP
Instructional Assistant10,100 BWP
Instructor11,400 BWP
Kindergarten Teacher7,640 BWP
Language Instructor For Expatriate8,110 BWP
Law Teacher14,200 BWP
Learning Designer11,600 BWP
Lecturer17,000 BWP
Librarian8,110 BWP
Library Assistant6,390 BWP
Library Director11,500 BWP
Library Specialist8,760 BWP
Life Sciences Teacher9,930 BWP
Math Lecturer17,500 BWP
Mathematics Teacher11,300 BWP
Mentor11,000 BWP
Middle School Teacher10,700 BWP
Music Teacher9,550 BWP
Nursery Manager14,700 BWP
Nursery Worker6,240 BWP
Paraprofessional14,000 BWP
Physical Education Specialist11,300 BWP
Physical Education Teacher8,840 BWP
Physics Teacher10,400 BWP
Political Science Teacher9,940 BWP
Post Doctoral Researcher15,900 BWP
Preschool Education Administrator11,200 BWP
Preschool Teacher8,040 BWP
Primary School Teacher8,560 BWP
Principal14,200 BWP
Product Specialist10,600 BWP
Professor – Accounting18,200 BWP
Professor – Architecture19,000 BWP
Professor – Biology17,100 BWP
Professor – Business Administration17,200 BWP
Professor – Chemical Engineering19,300 BWP
Professor – Chemistry17,700 BWP
Professor – Civil Engineering16,900 BWP
Professor – Communication17,200 BWP
Professor – Computer Science18,600 BWP
Professor – Dentistry18,100 BWP
Professor – Drama17,100 BWP
Professor – Economics18,900 BWP
Professor – Education17,300 BWP
Professor – Electrical Engineering18,600 BWP
Professor – English17,300 BWP
Professor – Environmental Engineering19,000 BWP
Professor – Foreign Languages16,400 BWP
Professor – Geological Sciences17,500 BWP
Professor – History18,100 BWP
Professor – Industrial Engineering16,700 BWP
Professor – Law18,600 BWP
Professor – Legal Support17,100 BWP
Professor – Liberal Arts18,300 BWP
Professor – Marketing18,400 BWP
Professor – Mathematics18,600 BWP
Professor – Mechanical Engineering18,700 BWP
Professor – Medical Administration19,400 BWP
Professor – Medicine22,400 BWP
Professor – Music16,000 BWP
Professor – Nursing16,900 BWP
Professor – Pharmaceutical Sciences18,200 BWP
Professor – Philosophy17,100 BWP
Professor – Physical Therapy18,500 BWP
Professor – Physics19,600 BWP
Professor – Psychology18,300 BWP
Professor – Rehabilitation15,900 BWP
Professor – Social Work16,000 BWP
Professor – Sociology18,000 BWP
Professor – Special Education17,000 BWP
Psychology Teacher14,600 BWP
Public Management Assistant Professor14,500 BWP
School Counselor13,500 BWP
Science Educator9,900 BWP
Science Laboratory Assistant8,740 BWP
Science Teacher10,000 BWP
Secondary Mathematics Teacher10,200 BWP
Secondary School Teacher9,230 BWP
Special Education Teacher10,200 BWP
Special Needs Assistant8,500 BWP
Statistics Lecturer16,300 BWP
Student Accounts Coordinator9,280 BWP
Student Development Specialist11,500 BWP
Student Employment Specialist11,200 BWP
Student Services8,560 BWP
Student Support Manager12,300 BWP
Substitute Teacher8,300 BWP
Teacher8,880 BWP
Teacher Aide7,600 BWP
Teacher Trainer11,500 BWP
Training and Development Specialist13,100 BWP
Training Coordinator8,520 BWP
Tutor9,850 BWP
University Teacher16,900 BWP
Vocational Education Teacher9,770 BWP

Average Monthly Salary

9,230 BWP

( 111,000 BWP yearly)

A person working as a Secondary School Teacher in Botswana typically earns around 9,230 BWP per month. Salaries range from 4,890 BWP (lowest) to 14,000 BWP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Secondary School Teacher salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

How much does a teacher earn in Botswana per month?

An experienced High School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of P 156,000 based on 6 salaries.

How much do senior teachers earn in Botswana?

An experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of P 94,000 based on 7 salaries.

How much do lecturers earn in Botswana?

“The University of Botswana pays between P25 546 to P32 525 per month to senior lecturers while BIUST pays P39 695 per month and on top can pay a maximum of 40 percent of the salary as supplementation,”

What is the basic salary for a teacher?

The average teacher salary in South Africa is R 288 000 per year or R 148 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 208 950 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 851 665 per year.