TEACHING ENGLISH IN ASIA

Asia is widely regarded as one of the world’s top TESOL job destinations.
This is mainly due to the fact that there are hundreds of millions of people learning English in Asia and they all need TEFL/TESOL teachers. Asia's middle class will increase by 1.2 billion this decade. In China alone there are believed to be over 400 million people learning English now. The table below contains a employment overview per Country for teaching English in Asia. 
 

ASIA

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 COUNTRY MAPS & WEATHER DEGREE REQUIREMENT PEAK HIRING SEASONS CONTRACT LENGTH INTERVIEW VISA INFO TYPICAL STUDENTS MONEY
CAMBODIA
teach english in Cambodia
BA/BS preferred, not required All Year Round 6 & 12 months Face-to-face in Cambodia Tourist visa convert to work visa Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly
cost of Living.

$ 450-600 USD

Living in
Cambodia

Average Monthly
Salary

$ 450-600 USD

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 700-900 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

CHINA
teach english in china
BA/BS preferred, not required All Year Round 6 & 12 months Phone, email in advance & in China Work visa in advance or Tourist visa convert to work visa Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

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to:

Living in
China

CNY

4000

=

USD

582

CNY

5000

=

USD

727.5

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 250 - 400 USD/Mo
+ Plus Housing

from:
to:

CNY

6000

=

USD

873

CNY

12000

=

USD

1746

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 700-900 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: Yes

Free Housing or Housing Subsidy

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

HONG KONG
teaching english in hong kong
BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Phone, email in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

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to:

Living in
Hong Kong

HKD

15000

=

USD

1933.5

HKD

20000

=

USD

2576

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 500 - 600 USD/Mo

from:
to:

HKD

18000

=

USD

2318.4

HKD

40000

=

USD

5156

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 2,000-2,500 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: Sometimes

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

INDONESIA
teaching english in Indonesia
BA/BS preferred All Year Round 12 months Phone, email in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

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to:

Living in
Indonesia

IDR

6000000

=

USD

600

IDR

9000000

=

USD

900

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 250 - 300 USD/Mo

from:
to:

IDR

7500000

=

USD

750

IDR

11000000

=

USD

1100

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 600-1,000 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: Sometimes

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

MALAYASIA
teach english in Malaysia
BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Work visa in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

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to:

Living in
Malayasia

MYR

3000

=

USD

675.6

MYR

6000

=

USD

1351.2

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 300 - 600 USD/Mo

from:
to:

MYR

4000

=

USD

900.8

MYR

8000

=

USD

1801.6

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 900-1,800 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

JAPAN
teach english in japan
BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Interview in US, CAD, AUS, UK 3 -6 months in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

from:
to:

Living in
Japan

JPY

150000

=

USD

1335

JPY

200000

=

USD

1780

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 600 - 800 USD/Mo

from:
to:

JPY

250000

=

USD

2225

JPY

280000

=

USD

2492

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 2,600-4,200 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

SINGAPORE
teach english in Singapore
BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Phone, email in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

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to:

Living in
Singapore

SGD

3000

=

USD

2135.4

SGD

3500

=

USD

2491.3

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 300 - 500 USD/Mo

from:
to:

SGD

3300

=

USD

2348.94

SGD

4200

=

USD

2989.56

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 2,100-2,500 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

SOUTH KOREA
teach english in South Korea
BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Phone, email in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

from:
to:

Living in
South Korea

KRW

800000

=

USD

720

KRW

1200000

=

USD

1080

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $1,000 USD/Mo
+ Plus Housing

from:
to:

KRW

1800000

=

USD

1620

KRW

2400000

=

USD

2160

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 700-1,000 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: Yes

Free Housing or Housing Subsidy

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

TAIWAN
teach english in Taiwan
AA or BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Phone, email in advance Work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

from:
to:

Living in
Taiwan

TWD

32000

=

USD

1040

TWD

46000

=

USD

1495

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 500 - 600 USD/Mo

from:
to:

TWD

46000

=

USD

1495

TWD

68000

=

USD

2210

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 1,000-1,400 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

THAILAND
teach english in Thailand
BA/BS preferred, not required All Year Round 12 months Most face-to-face in Thailand; Some phone and email in advance Work visa or tourist visa depending on employer Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly Cost of Living. Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

from:
to:

Living in
Thailand

THB

15000

=

USD

429

THB

25000

=

USD

717.5

Average Monthly
Salary

Local Currency Coverted to US Dollar.

Save up to $ 150 - 250 USD/Mo

from:
to:

THB

25000

=

USD

717.5

THB

35000

=

USD

1001

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 750-1,100 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

Currencies are regularly updated throughout the day. The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

VIETNAM
teach english in Vietnam
BA/BS required All Year Round 12 months Most face-to-face in Vietnam; Few phone and email in advance Tourist visa convert to work visa or work visa in advance Business Professionals, Children

Average Monthly
cost of Living.

$ 700-900 USD

Living in
Vietnam

Average Monthly
Salary

$ 1,200-1,800 USD

Estimated
Start-up Costs

$ 1,050-1,350 USD

Start up costs are based on 6 weeks of expenses living in a country, this gives time to work a full month before receiving your paycheck.

Save up to $ 500 - 600 USD/Mo

Housing

Airfare
Reimbursed: No

Self-pay, Housing advice provided by employer

The information provided here is only a guide and not a guarantee.

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