At a Glance: Teaching English in Austria

At a Glance: Teaching English in Austria

The soaring Alps, the breathtaking Danube Valley, famous Vienna, and Salzburg's baroque splendor - the beauty of Austria's landscape is only outdone by its rich history, including the likes of Mozart, Schubert, Freud, and the Hapsburgs.

Monthly Salary*:
800 - 3,250 EUR
1,160 - 4,710 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
12 - 32 EUR
17.50 - 46.50 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 0 - 42%
Ability to Save per year: 500 - 3,600 CAD
Airfare: Rarely included
Accommodations: Rarely included
Health Care: Usually included
Holidays: Usually paid
Teaching Hours per Week: 20 - 30
Typical Contract Length: One year or less
Typical Start Month(s): September or January/February
Application Timeline: 3 - 4 months
Work Visa: EU citizenship preferred
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Additional Notes: Summer camp positions may be available; some opportunities to teach Business English

Other Western Europe Countries:

Austria ~ Belgium ~ Finland ~ France ~ Germany ~ Greece ~ Italy ~ Portugal ~ Spain ~ Sweden ~ Switzerland ~ The Netherlands

Vienna, the capital of Austria, is a modern city set amidst a rich historical milieu; in fact, virtually all government, financial, and cultural institutions are based here. Working visas for Austria may be more difficult to obtain due to strict requirements regarding EU citizenship.

The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Job Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in Austria and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-888-227-6755, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.

* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
Exchange rates are subject to change. Check for current rates.
†† You will be paying income tax while teaching abroad, and the tax rate can change depending on how much money you earn.

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.