Entry-Level English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level ESL Teachers may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K per year. Just under one-half enjoy medical while roughly one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in seven. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The majority of Entry-Level ESL Teachers (68 percent) who took the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$23,959 - $52,042

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$12.96 - $31.10

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,959 - $52,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,936 - $56,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $31.10  
   
Overtime
$0.72 - $31.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,936 - $56,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher in Cheyenne:
"There is joy in teaching ESL!"
Enjoy the students and learn all you can about their home, family and cultural background. The children I teach are filled with joy and enthusiasm. They and their families have made me a better person and brought great joy and fulfillment in my life. I would never want to teach anyone else besides English language learners.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Salaries

National Average
$38,000

English Language
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Spanish Language
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 53%
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