Jobs at a Glance Chart

Typical Students Peak Hiring Season Contract Length Bachelor’s Required? Monthly Pay (USD) Monthly Cost of Living Online TEFL Accepted? Housing Included? Airfare Reimbursed? Experience Required?
Argentina Adults March-Aug 6-12 months 600-900 500-800
Bolivia Adults Feb/July 6-12 months 400-600 400-600
Brazil Adults All Year 6-12 months 800-1,500 1,000-1,300
Cambodia Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 800-1,200 450-650
Chile Adults March-Aug 6-12 months 700-1,200 600-850
China Young Learners/Adults June-Aug 6-12 months 1,000-2,500 400-1,000 Sometimes Sometimes
Colombia Young Learners/Adults Jan/June-Aug 6-12 months 500-1,100 450-850
Costa Rica Adults Jan/July 6-12 months 700-900 700-900
Czech Republic Young Learners/Adults Aug/Dec 12 months 850-1,150 600-800 Sometimes
Ecuador Young Learners/Adults March-Aug 6-12 months 600-850 450-600 Sometimes
Egypt Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months 500-900 300-500
France Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months/ freelance 1,400-1,900 1,000-1,500
Hungary Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 700-1,000 600-800 Sometimes
Italy Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 1,400- 2,000 1,000-1,500
Indonesia Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months 1,000-1,500 600-800 Sometimes Sometimes
Japan Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months 1,900-2,550 1,000-1,500 Sometimes Sometimes
Mexico Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 600-900 550-800
Morocco Young Learners/Adults Jan/August 12 months 800-1,100 500-700 Sometimes
Oman Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months 1,000-3,500 500-700*
Peru Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 400-600 300-500
Poland Young Learners/Adults Sept/June 6-12 months 650-850 650-850
Russia Young Learners/Adults Aug/Dec 12 months 600-1,500 600-850 Sometimes Sometimes
Saudi Arabia Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months 3,000-4,000 500-700*
Spain Young Learners/Adults Jan/Oct 12 months 1,100-1,400 800-1,100
South Korea Young Learners/Adults Jan-Sept 6-12 months 1,700-2,500 300-600*
Taiwan Young Learners/Adults All Year 12 months 1,000-1,500 300-600*
Thailand Young Learners/Adults March-Oct 6-12 months 700-1,500 500-850 Sometimes
Turkey Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 500-1,800 700-900 Sometimes Sometimes Sometimes
United Arab Emirates Young Learners/Adults January-June 12 months 2,500-4,000 800-1,000*
Ukraine Young Learners/Adults March-Aug 12 months 600-1,000 500-700 Sometimes
Uruguay Young Learners/Adults March-Aug 6-12 months 900-1,100 900-1,100 Sometimes
Venezuela Adults March-Aug 6-12 months 400-600 300-500
Vietnam Young Learners/Adults All Year 6-12 months 1,000-2,000 600-800 Sometimes Sometimes



Please note that variances exist within each country, particularly with regard to salary; therefore, estimates are based on teaching in major cities. For countries in which housing is included for teachers, such a South Korea, those expenses are not included in cost of living estimates. Information was updated April 2017.
*Housing costs not included in cost of living for this country, since housing is provided.

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