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Teaching English in Switzerland


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Western Europe
How Much Can I Earn?
Monthly Salary:
2,200 - 5,400 CHF
2,444 - 6,000 USD
Private Tutoring per Hour:
25 - 50 CHF
28 - 56 USD
Income Tax Rate:
17 - 40%
Ability to Save per Year:
500 - 22,200 USD

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

What Will Teaching Be Like?
Teaching Hours:
22 - 35
Typical Contract Length:
One year preferred; short-term may be available
Typical Start Date:
August/September, or year round
Application Timeline:
3 - 4 months

What Do I Need?
Work Visa:
EU citizenship preferred
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree,
Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Additional Notes:
Though not part of the European Union, EU citizens have easier access to positions
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