Country Information - See Where You Can Teach

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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UP TO 4 COUNTRIES
REGION COUNTRY MINUMUM
REQUIREMENTS
TYPICAL START MONTHLY SALARY* AIRFARE INCLUDED ACCOMMODATION ABILITY TO SAVE
PER YEAR
Latin America Argentina High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate February/March, July/August, or year round
1,200 - 22,000 ARS
26.50 - 480.00 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Never included Rarely included 0 - 2,800 CAD
Western Europe Austria Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or January/February
700 - 2,600 EUR
1,090 - 4,060 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Western Europe Belgium Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience September or January
1,000 - 2,200 EUR
1,560 - 3,440 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Latin America Brazil High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate February/March, July/August
1,000 - 5,000 BRL
270 - 1,370 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 6,500 CAD
Eastern Europe Bulgaria High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or January
750 - 3,000 BGN
600 - 2,400 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 300 - 9,000 CAD
Asia Cambodia High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
700 - 1,200 USD
990 - 1,690 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 8,000 CAD
Latin America Chile Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience March, August, or year round
250,000 - 1,000,000 CLP
420 - 1,690 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 7,000 CAD
Asia China High School Diploma (For Internships), Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
6,000 - 20,000 CNY
1,200 - 4,000 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given Usually included or allowance given 5,000 - 38,000 CAD
Latin America Colombia Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
1,000,000 - 3 million COP
340 - 1,030 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 300 - 4,000 CAD
Latin America Costa Rica Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
340,000 - 680,000 CRC
830 - 1,660 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 3,760 CAD
Eastern Europe Czech Republic High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferredOxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September, January, or year round
14,000 - 33,000 CZK
820 - 1,940 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 9,200 CAD
Latin America Ecuador High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate February, September, or year round
400 - 1,200 USD
560 - 1,690 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 8,000 CAD
Middle East Egypt Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate May to August, or year round
4,000 - 11,000 EGP
360 - 980 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 4,000 CAD
Western Europe Finland Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate August or year round
800 - 3,400 EUR
1,250 - 5,310 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 300 - 11,000 CAD
Western Europe France High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September, January, or year round
800 - 2,400 EUR
1,250 - 3,750 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 300 - 13,600 CAD
Eastern Europe Georgia Two Year College Diploma and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate January, August, or year round
400 - 750 GEL
170 - 320 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Fully paid for or reimbursed Usually included or allowance given Minimal
Western Europe Germany Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September, January, or year round
1,000 - 2,500 EUR
1,560 - 3,910 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Western Europe Greece Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September, January, or year round
200 - 1,000 EUR
310 - 1,560 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given Minimal
Asia Hong Kong Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate August or year round
12,000 - 35,000 HKD
2,180 - 6,360 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 30,000 CAD
Eastern Europe Hungary Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September, January, or year round
164,000 - 300,000 HUF
710 - 1,290 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Asia India High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
9,000 - 50,000 INR
170 - 940 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 3,500 CAD
Asia Indonesia Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
6 - 20 million IDR
520 - 1,740 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 14,000 CAD
Middle East Israel High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or year round
1,000 - 5,000 ILS
400 - 1,980 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 10,000 CAD
Western Europe Italy Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Summer, September or January
950 - 1,600 EUR
1,480 - 2,500 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Asia Japan Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate March/April, August/September, or year round
200,000 - 300,000 JPY
2,630 - 3,950 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 16,000 CAD
Asia Korea Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate August/September, February/March, or year round
2 - 2.8 million KRW
2,340 - 3,270 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given Usually included or allowance given 8,000 - 20,000 CAD
Middle East Kuwait Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience August/September
500 - 1,200 KWD
2,290 - 5,500 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Fully paid for or reimbursed Usually included or allowance given 18,000 - 58,000 CAD
Asia Kyrgyzstan Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience September or year round
27,000 - 89,000 KGS
470 - 1,530 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Sometimes included or allowance may be given 300 - 12,000 CAD
Asia Laos High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
4 - 8.5 million LAK
620 - 1,310 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 300 - 4,000 CAD
Asia Malaysia Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience Year round
4,500 - 9,000 MYR
1,460 - 2,920 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Sometimes included or allowance may be given 7,000 - 27,000 CAD
Latin America Mexico High School Diploma or Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
4,000 - 15,000 MXN
230 - 870 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 6,300 CAD
Asia Nepal High School Diploma and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
Volunteer
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given None
Middle East Oman Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience September or year round
850 - 1,300 OMR
3,150 - 4,810 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Fully paid for or reimbursed Usually included or allowance given 17,500 - 45,000 CAD
Latin America Panama High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate February/March or July/August
700 - 1,500 PAB
990 - 2,110 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 4,500 CAD
Latin America Peru Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate February/March or year round
1,600 - 3,500 PEN
660 - 1,450 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 3,800 CAD
Eastern Europe Poland Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate August/September or January
3,000 - 4,000 PLN
1,040 - 1,380 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Western Europe Portugal High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September/October, January, or year round
700 - 1,400 EUR
1,090 - 2,190 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 3,000 CAD
Middle East Qatar Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience January/February, August/September, or year round
9,000 - 14,000 QAR
3,000 - 4,670 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given Usually included or allowance given 27,000 - 54,000 CAD
Eastern Europe Romania Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or January
1,100 - 3,600 RON
350 - 1,150 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Never included Rarely included Minimal
Eastern Europe Russia Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience January or September
58,000 - 98,000 RUB
1,060 - 1,790 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Sometimes included or allowance may be given 300 - 9,000 CAD
Middle East Saudi Arabia Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience February/March, August/September or year round
10,500 - 20,600 SAR
3,500 - 6,870 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Fully paid for or reimbursed Usually included or allowance given 37,000 - 82,000 CAD
Eastern Europe Slovakia Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate August/September or January
400 - 1,200 EUR
630 - 1,880 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 500 - 2,500 CAD
Western Europe Spain High School Diploma or Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September/October or January
800 - 1,400 EUR
1,250 - 2,190 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Never included Rarely included 300 - 1,600 CAD
Western Europe Sweden Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience September or January
14,000 - 27,000 SEK
1,990 - 3,840 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Never included Rarely included Minimal
Western Europe Switzerland Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September, January, or year round
1,500 - 5,000 CHF
2,140 - 7,140 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 500 - 5,000 CAD
Asia Taiwan Two Year College Diploma and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate January-March, June-August or year round
43,000 - 73,000 TWD
2,050 - 3,480 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included 5,600 - 16,200 CAD
Asia Thailand Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate May, November, or year round
30,000 - 50,000 THB
1,300 - 2,170 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 2,000 - 13,000 CAD
Western Europe The Netherlands Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate September or January
700 - 3,000 EUR
1,090 - 4,690 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Rarely included Minimal
Eastern Europe Turkey Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
2,400 - 7,500 TRY
520 - 1,620 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given Usually included or allowance given 500 - 8,000 CAD
Middle East United Arab Emirates Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience August - September
10,000 - 21,000 AED
4,000 - 8,400 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Fully paid for or reimbursed Usually included or allowance given 30,000 - 76,000 CAD
Asia Vietnam Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Year round
30 - 50 million VND
1,810 - 3,010 CAD (Mar 31, 2020)
Rarely included Sometimes included or allowance may be given 10,000 - 26,000 CAD

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* 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.