A person working in Teaching / Education in Greenland typically earns around 30,000 DKK per month. Salaries range from 14,400 DKK (lowest average) to 54,600 DKK (highest average, 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.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Academic Advisor||28,300 DKK|
|Academic Coach||28,600 DKK|
|Academic Manager||32,300 DKK|
|Academic Specialist||24,000 DKK|
|Academic Staff||22,600 DKK|
|Achievement Coach||29,300 DKK|
|Admissions Specialist||25,900 DKK|
|Agricultural Sciences Teacher||21,300 DKK|
|Anthropology Teacher||23,000 DKK|
|Arabic Language Teacher||21,100 DKK|
|Archeology Teacher||24,300 DKK|
|Architecture Teacher||26,000 DKK|
|Art Teacher||20,000 DKK|
|Assistant School Principal||30,200 DKK|
|Assistant Teacher||18,500 DKK|
|Biochemistry Professor||38,600 DKK|
|Biology Teacher||23,200 DKK|
|Bursary Scheme Manager||25,500 DKK|
|Business Teacher||23,200 DKK|
|Chemistry Teacher||21,900 DKK|
|Child Care Coordinator||22,200 DKK|
|Child Care Worker||17,600 DKK|
|Clinical School Psychologist||31,700 DKK|
|College Aide||27,900 DKK|
|College and Career Readiness Specialist||29,100 DKK|
|College President||50,100 DKK|
|Communications Teacher||23,500 DKK|
|Community Education Officer||19,500 DKK|
|Computer Science Teacher||21,300 DKK|
|Computer Teacher||22,400 DKK|
|Creative Writing Trainer||27,300 DKK|
|Credit Counselor||28,400 DKK|
|Cultural Studies Teacher||20,900 DKK|
|Curriculum Developer||30,000 DKK|
|Curriculum Specialist||30,100 DKK|
|Deputy Controller of Examinations||27,200 DKK|
|Director of Learning Technology||30,300 DKK|
|Distance Learning Coordinator||24,700 DKK|
|Economics Lecturer||40,300 DKK|
|Education Administrator||24,900 DKK|
|Education Assistant Director||30,600 DKK|
|Education Assistant Principal||23,600 DKK|
|Education Assistant Professor||30,500 DKK|
|Education Consultant||30,900 DKK|
|Education Coordinator||23,800 DKK|
|Education Counselor||25,700 DKK|
|Education Director||38,300 DKK|
|Education Program Specialist||29,300 DKK|
|Education Researcher||32,600 DKK|
|Education Resource Specialist||24,500 DKK|
|Education Services Facilitator||25,400 DKK|
|Educational Psychologist||33,800 DKK|
|EFL Teacher||24,000 DKK|
|eLearning Trainer||20,600 DKK|
|Elementary School Teacher||18,100 DKK|
|Engineering Lecturer||37,700 DKK|
|Engineering Teacher||31,000 DKK|
|English Teacher||20,800 DKK|
|ESL Teacher||22,900 DKK|
|Faculty Assistant||27,000 DKK|
|Foreign Language Teacher||19,900 DKK|
|GED Teacher||19,600 DKK|
|Geography Teacher||22,100 DKK|
|Head of Mathematics Department||30,000 DKK|
|Head of School||37,400 DKK|
|High School Teacher||25,100 DKK|
|History Teacher||22,800 DKK|
|Infant Teacher||16,700 DKK|
|Instructional Assistant||24,200 DKK|
|Kindergarten Teacher||18,700 DKK|
|Language Instructor For Expatriate||18,100 DKK|
|Law Teacher||31,800 DKK|
|Learning Designer||27,700 DKK|
|Library Assistant||14,900 DKK|
|Library Director||26,500 DKK|
|Library Specialist||20,200 DKK|
|Life Sciences Teacher||21,300 DKK|
|Math Lecturer||41,200 DKK|
|Mathematics Teacher||24,200 DKK|
|Middle School Teacher||23,400 DKK|
|Music Teacher||20,000 DKK|
|Nursery Manager||34,500 DKK|
|Nursery Worker||14,100 DKK|
|Physical Education Specialist||25,100 DKK|
|Physical Education Teacher||20,300 DKK|
|Physics Teacher||22,200 DKK|
|Political Science Teacher||22,600 DKK|
|Post Doctoral Researcher||34,800 DKK|
|Preschool Education Administrator||25,900 DKK|
|Preschool Teacher||18,400 DKK|
|Primary School Teacher||19,500 DKK|
|Product Specialist||26,000 DKK|
|Professor - Accounting||39,000 DKK|
|Professor - Architecture||43,100 DKK|
|Professor - Biology||41,100 DKK|
|Professor - Business Administration||39,500 DKK|
|Professor - Chemical Engineering||42,600 DKK|
|Professor - Chemistry||41,300 DKK|
|Professor - Civil Engineering||37,700 DKK|
|Professor - Communication||36,800 DKK|
|Professor - Computer Science||42,200 DKK|
|Professor - Dentistry||43,400 DKK|
|Professor - Drama||39,300 DKK|
|Professor - Economics||41,700 DKK|
|Professor - Education||40,500 DKK|
|Professor - Electrical Engineering||41,500 DKK|
|Professor - English||37,000 DKK|
|Professor - Environmental Engineering||43,100 DKK|
|Professor - Foreign Languages||39,300 DKK|
|Professor - Geological Sciences||40,100 DKK|
|Professor - History||39,900 DKK|
|Professor - Industrial Engineering||38,900 DKK|
|Professor - Law||41,600 DKK|
|Professor - Legal Support||40,300 DKK|
|Professor - Liberal Arts||41,500 DKK|
|Professor - Marketing||39,600 DKK|
|Professor - Mathematics||44,600 DKK|
|Professor - Mechanical Engineering||43,000 DKK|
|Professor - Medical Administration||42,700 DKK|
|Professor - Medicine||47,300 DKK|
|Professor - Music||35,500 DKK|
|Professor - Nursing||39,800 DKK|
|Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences||41,300 DKK|
|Professor - Philosophy||41,000 DKK|
|Professor - Physical Therapy||42,400 DKK|
|Professor - Physics||43,100 DKK|
|Professor - Psychology||38,500 DKK|
|Professor - Rehabilitation||35,400 DKK|
|Professor - Social Work||37,800 DKK|
|Professor - Sociology||40,700 DKK|
|Professor - Special Education||40,800 DKK|
|Psychology Teacher||33,500 DKK|
|Public Management Assistant Professor||34,000 DKK|
|School Counselor||30,200 DKK|
|Science Educator||22,500 DKK|
|Science Laboratory Assistant||21,000 DKK|
|Science Teacher||23,100 DKK|
|Secondary Mathematics Teacher||22,800 DKK|
|Secondary School Teacher||22,100 DKK|
|Special Education Teacher||24,400 DKK|
|Special Needs Assistant||18,600 DKK|
|Statistics Lecturer||40,100 DKK|
|Student Accounts Coordinator||21,800 DKK|
|Student Development Specialist||27,600 DKK|
|Student Employment Specialist||25,800 DKK|
|Student Services||20,000 DKK|
|Student Support Manager||26,400 DKK|
|Substitute Teacher||17,800 DKK|
|Teacher Aide||17,000 DKK|
|Teacher Trainer||27,500 DKK|
|Training and Development Specialist||28,200 DKK|
|Training Coordinator||19,400 DKK|
|University Teacher||37,900 DKK|
|Vocational Education Teacher||20,900 DKK|
Teaching / Education salaries in Greenland range from 14,400 DKK per month (minimum average salary) to 54,600 DKK per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).
The median salary is 28,200 DKK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 28,200 DKK while the other half are earning more than 28,200 DKK. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 19,100 DKK while 75% of them are earning more than 19,100 DKK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 38,900 DKK while 25% are earning more than 38,900 DKK.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.
Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.
Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.
As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.
Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.
It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.
Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.
Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.
Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.
Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Greenland costs anywhere from 141,000 Danish Krone(s) to 424,000 Danish Krone(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.
You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.
Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.
The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Greenland who work in Teaching / Education earn 14% more than their female counterparts on average.
Teaching / Education professionals in Greenland are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 4% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Greenland for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
Teaching / Education is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
68% of surveyed staff in Teaching / Education reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 32% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The average salary for Teaching / Education is 6% more than that of All Jobs.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Greenland earn 21% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.