An Estimate of Average Salary of ESL Instructors
The teachers who are teaching English as second language around the world are getting different salary packages. There are multiple factors that can affect the salary package like the qualification of the teacher, the country in which he/she is applying for teaching, the experience of teacher etc. The salary packages are directly proportional to these factors. Usually the teachers of ESL are getting salaries in dollars, as it is universally acceptable. You can’t measure the packages just in monthly salaries because the cost of living is a massive factor that will affect the credibility of your salary package. Supposedly you are getting $1,000/month in London and the same amount in Peru, the cost of living is entirely different in both the countries.
Europe and Latin America
The salaries of English instructors in these regions who are coming from different countries is good enough. They can afford to live easily in their reasonable apartments. With their salaries they are able to afford their monthly expenses regarding food, travelling from apartment to the job vice versa. You can also have some extra money in which you can spend for your personal interests like gym, sports etc. The average salary in this region will be in the range of $500 – $1,100 USD per month. The maximum paying countries in the region of Latin America are Argentina and Chile. The teachers can also earn in these regions by giving coaching classes to private institutions which will add some extra money in their wallets.
In the continent of Asia the demand of ESL instructors is massively increasing. This region is giving you an opportunity to save 30-50 % of your salary after paying for all your mandatory expenses. This means that you can save within the range of $200 – $1,000 per month. The country which is giving you an opportunity of maximum saving is South Korea. The range of monthly salary in this region is $1,250 – $2,850 USD per month. The country which will pay you maximum will be South Korea.
This is the region in which English teachers can have maximum salary in the world. The Persian Gulf countries like UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will pay you maximum. The range of salary in these states will be $1,500 – $4,000 USD per month. Additionally, you will also get so many fringe benefits like accommodation, return tickets, conveyance and health facilities. The schools in these regions are demanding qualified and experienced teachers. Your salary package is directly proportional to your certifications and experience. The country which will pay you maximum in this region will be Qatar. Many schools will offer you health insurance and you can also get paid vacations.
If you are planning to teach English language abroad and you want to earn and save money then it is highly recommendable to check the cost of living in that area which will definitely affect your decision.
Posted on | 10/14/2019 | Shan S.Haider