Country Information - See Where You Can Teach

Compare salaries, ability to save money, and country requirements and benefits of over 50 countries to assist you in making your decision about where to teach English abroad.  You can easily select a specific country for more detailed information.

   
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REGION COUNTRY MIN.REQUIREMENTS TYPICAL START MONTHLY SALARY
(USD$)*
AIRFARE INCLUDED ACCOMODATION ABILITY TO SAVE
(USD$ per year)
Asia Japan Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate March/April, August/September, or year round
200,000 - 300,000 JPY
$1,690 - $2,540
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given $500 - $15,000
Asia Korea Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate August/September, February/March, or year round
1.8 - 2.7 million KRW
$1,650 - $2,470
Fully paid for or reimbursed Usually included or allowance given $8,500 - $22,500
Asia China High School Diploma or Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
4,500 - 16,000 CNY
$750 - $2,670
Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given Usually included or allowance given $500 - $21,000
Western Europe Spain High School Diploma, or Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September/October or January
700 - 1,400 EUR
$800 - $1,590
Never included Rarely included $500 - $13,000
Western Europe France Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or January
1,000 - 2,000 EUR
$1,140 - $2,270
Rarely included Rarely included $500 - $4,500
Western Europe Italy Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or January
800 - 2,200 EUR
$910 - $2,500
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Asia Thailand Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate May, November, or year round
25,000 - 48,000 THB
$760 - $1,470
Rarely included Rarely included $500 - $10,000
Asia Taiwan Two Year College Diploma and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
50,000 - 80,000 TWD
$1,560 - $2,500
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given $600 - $20,000
Latin America Costa Rica Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
250,000 - 500,000 CRC
$470 - $930
Rarely included Rarely included $500 - $3,000
Latin America Mexico High School Diploma or Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
8,000 - 12,000 MXN
$530 - $800
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given $500 - $5,500

Learn more about teaching English abroad by calling 1-800-779-1779, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.

* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.

Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.

Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.

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