China Link ESL Outlines Salary Potential For ESL Teachers in China
The eligibility requirements to become an ESL teacher in China are fairly accessible compared to other Asian countries which is why many teachers from the UK and U.S. are now living their dream and moving abroad to teach English in China.
By: China Link ESL
China Link ESL, a leading TEFL Job Service for teachers who wish to teach English abroad in China has a decade of ESL industry experience connecting teachers with the top schools and universities across China.
The company outlined the five primary types of teaching jobs and salary levels for English teacher to teach English overseas in China.
• Private tutor—between 200-350RMB hourly
• Public schools—between 10,000-13,000RMB monthly
• Language institutes—between 10,000-13000RMB monthly
• Universities—between 5,000-8,000RMB monthly
• International schools—between 17,000-20,000RMB monthly
In regards to job placement for ESL teachers in China, a teacher will make the most money at universities and international schools. Those positions will also require higher levels of experience and qualifications and experience. Therefore, it is quite competitive however very much achievable. Even placement at public schools and language institutes still allow teachers to live a good standard of living and also be able to save some money.
The company released the statement, "Private tutoring is where teachers truly maximize their earnings. These are opportunities that create themselves once a teacher established tenure and connections as a school teacher."
Working only five extra hours on the weekend would earn a teacher charging RMB 150/h, up to RMB 3,000 ($500) per month. Teachers also have the option to work during the summer and winter in summer and winter camps held in Chinese provinces. Teaching for for 14 days in a row, 4-5 classes a day and a teacher will earn between RMB 8,000 and RMB 12,000 (just for this period)
So not only can a teacher earn a very good living teaching English in China but with a little hustle teaching overseas can become a very lucrative profession.
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