A degree teacher is a professional who has completed a bachelor’s degree in education or a related field, such as a subject area they wish to teach.
They have the required knowledge and skills to teach students at the primary, secondary, or tertiary level.
Now, that we know who a degree teacher is, let’s go further and learn about the salary of degree teachers in Ghana.
Degree Teachers Salary in Ghana
According to recent data, a person working as a degree teacher in Ghana typically earns around 2000 GHS per month.
The salary range for degree teachers ranges from 1800GHS (lowest) to 2500GHS (highest), depending on the teacher’s qualification. It’s worth noting that this salary does not include allowances.
Salary of SHS Teachers in Ghana
Secondary education teachers are responsible for teaching one or more subjects at the secondary education level, excluding subjects intended to prepare students for employment in specific occupational areas.
The salary range for the majority of workers in this field is from GH₵808.68 to GH₵3,957.86 per month in 2021.
In Ghana, government teachers are paid according to their level of education and experience. Below is a table of government teacher salaries in Ghana.
JOB TITLE SALARY Ghana National Service Scheme Teacher salaries GHS 559/mo Ghana Government Teacher salaries GHC 1,500/mo Degree Teacher salaries GHS 2,000/mo Ghana Education Service Teacher salaries GHS 3,000/mo
The Highest Degree of Teaching
The highest level of education that a teacher can attain is a doctorate degree. This can be either a Doctor of Education (EdD) degree or a Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D., a degree in a teaching-related field.
Can You Become a Teacher Without a Degree?
While having a degree is the standard requirement to become a qualified teacher in Ghana, there are some exceptions.
Some state schools, such as academies and free schools, are allowed to take on teaching staff who do not have QTS. In addition, private schools may have different requirements for their teachers.