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Q: English teaching for non-native speakers, how much are you paid?

Hi there,

 

I am not a native English speaker and actually I am looking for a job in marketing but.... in the meantime I had a lot of requests to teach English and some income would be nice. I am a native Italian speaker and  I'd rather to teach Italian instead but in China there is not so much demand as for English... :(

 

How much should schools pay me for hour?

How much are you paid as a non native English speaker teaching English?

 

Thank you so much for your answers!

 

Younglady

 

 

7 years 17 weeks ago in  Business & Jobs - Shanghai

 
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If you're white most Chinese won't care that you're not a native speaker, so go ahead and ask for the same amount as native speakers.

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If you're white most Chinese won't care that you're not a native speaker, so go ahead and ask for the same amount as native speakers.

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my salary is around 14k after tax...italian.

Shining_brow:

The important question here is - where do you teach??

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nicholasba:

why?are you looking for a job?hahaha

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My friend is not white and not native. Got 15k

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7 years 15 weeks ago
 
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Woah....those numbers mentioned above must be for 1st tier cities.

I worked with a Frenchman in Qingdao who had extremely limited English and he earnt Y5000 mth where some native speakers were earning a thousand or so more.  

Now I'm in a much smaller city and I know a Filipino who earns Y5,500/mth and two men from Ghana who are on Y7,000/mth.

I'm from Australia and I earn Y9,000/mth.  Plus some extras.

 

Your writing suggests to me that your English is as good as, or better than, many of the 'native' speakers that I've met.

What city are you in?

 

 

nicholasba:

im based in Hangzhou....

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You must work a lot of hours.

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A:They're saying you should be in China already because entering China is pretty much impossible at the moment due to covid restrictions. This means schools can only recruit from people already in the country. Also, unless you have dual citizenship you probably wouldn't meet the visa requirements to teach (teach English that is, maybe you could teach other subjects, I don't know) in China. They have a native speaker requirement that means only people from certain countries will be accepted. The second point will probably get this post downvoted, any time you mention the native speaker requirement it brings out one or two angry thumbs - they don't seem to understand nobody on this forum makes the rules..... Anyway, my advice to you would be to look elsewhere. Between China's tough visa requirements and their even tougher covid measures it's pretty much impossible to go there now to teach. The good news is that other countries are dropping their covid restrictions and opening up again so there are probably still opportunities available to you. Good luck. -- Stiggs