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Jobs At A Glance

Find out what to expect when teaching English abroad in countries around the world.

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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 March-Aug 6-12 months 600-900 500-800
Bolivia Feb/July 6-12 months 400-600 400-600
Brazil All Year 6-12 months 800-1,500 1,000-1,300
Cambodia All Year 6-12 months 800-1,200 450-650
Chile March-Aug 6-12 months 700-1,200 600-850
China June-Aug 6-12 months 1,000-2,500 400-1,000 Sometimes Sometimes
Colombia Jan/June-Aug 6-12 months 500-1,100 450-850
Costa Rica Jan/July 6-12 months 700-900 700-900
Czech Republic Aug/Dec 12 months 850-1,150 600-800 Sometimes
Ecuador March-Aug 6-12 months 600-850 450-600 Sometimes
Egypt All Year 12 months 500-900 300-500
France All Year 12 months/ freelance 1,400-1,900 1,000-1,500
Hungary All Year 6-12 months 700-1,000 600-800 Sometimes
Italy All Year 6-12 months 1,400- 2,000 1,000-1,500
Indonesia All Year 12 months 1,000-1,500 600-800 Sometimes Sometimes
Japan All Year 12 months 1,900-2,550 1,000-1,500 Sometimes Sometimes
Mexico All Year 6-12 months 600-900 550-800
Morocco Jan/August 12 months 800-1,100 500-700 Sometimes
Oman All Year 12 months 1,000-3,500 500-700*
Peru All Year 6-12 months 400-600 300-500
Poland Sept/June 6-12 months 650-850 650-850
Russia Aug/Dec 12 months 600-1,500 600-850 Sometimes Sometimes
Saudi Arabia All Year 12 months 3,000-4,000 500-700*
Spain Jan/Oct 12 months 1,100-1,400 800-1,100
South Korea Jan-Sept 6-12 months 1,700-2,500 300-600*
Taiwan All Year 12 months 1,000-1,500 300-600*
Thailand March-Oct 6-12 months 700-1,500 500-850 Sometimes
Turkey All Year 6-12 months 500-1,800 700-900 Sometimes Sometimes Sometimes
United Arab Emirates January-June 12 months 2,500-4,000 800-1,000*
Ukraine March-Aug 12 months 600-1,000 500-700 Sometimes
Uruguay March-Aug 6-12 months 900-1,100 900-1,100 Sometimes
Venezuela March-Aug 6-12 months 400-600 300-500
Vietnam All Year 6-12 months 1,000-2,000 600-800 Sometimes Sometimes

Data is approximate for average cities in these locations, and information was updated April 2017. 

*Housing costs not included in cost of living for this country, since housing is provided.