At a Glance: Teaching English in Egypt

At a Glance: Teaching English in Egypt

Egypt awards some of the best-paid ESL teaching positions in North Africa, and with over 7 million residents in Cairo alone there are many opportunities for ESL teachers.

Monthly Salary*:
4,500 - 15,000 EGP
190 - 650 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
100 - 550 EGP
4.25 - 23.75 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 15 - 20%
Ability to Save per year: 300 - 3,300 CAD
Airfare: Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given
Accommodations: Sometimes included or allowance may be given
Health Care: Usually included
Holidays: Usually paid
Teaching Hours per Week: 20 - 40
Typical Contract Length: Minimum one year
Typical Start Month(s): August/September, or year round
Application Timeline: 1 - 4 months
Work Visa: Employer sometimes sponsors
Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred, Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Teaching Experience

Other Middle East Countries:

Egypt ~ Israel ~ Kuwait ~ Oman ~ Qatar ~ Saudi Arabia ~ United Arab Emirates

In 5th Century BCE, Herodotus wrote, 'Nowhere are there so many marvelous things'. The Sphinx, Nile, pyramids at Giza, Karnak Temple, and Valley of the Kings are just a few of the wonders from one of the world's oldest cultures. For over 70 centuries, Egypt has contributed to the history of the world.

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 Egypt 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.