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Teaching English in Sweden

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How Much Can I Earn?
Monthly Salary:
11,500 - 24,000 SEK?
1,280 - 2,680 USD
Private Tutoring per Hour:
150 - 300 SEK
20 - 30 USD
Income Tax Rate:
20 - 25%
Ability to Save per year:
500 - 5,400 USD

What Are My Benefits?
Rarely included
Rarely included
Health Care:
Usually included
Usually paid

What Will Teaching Be Like?
Teaching Hours:
20 - 40
Typical Contract Length:
One year or less
Typical Start Date:
September or January
Application Timeline:
2 - 5 months

What Do I Need?
Work Visa:
EU citizenship preferred
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree
Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Teaching Experience
Additional Notes:
Difficult for non-EU citizens; employer must be willing to sponsor a work visa