English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor Salary

Pay for ESOL Instructors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $20.53 per hour. Although more than half lack health benefits of any kind, just over two-fifths do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for ESOL Instructors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of ESOL Instructors who took the survey — 81 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$14,426 - $72,806
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$41K
$73K
MEDIAN: $40,968
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$12.37 - $38.78
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$0$73K
Salary $14,426 - $72,806
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$24,429 - $73,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $38.78
Annual Data $0$73K
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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$24,429 - $73,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instructors are responsible for teaching English as a second language to non-native English speakers. They may teach in elementary schools, high schools, and universities, or may work for private companies which offer language programs. One important part of the job involves creating lesson plans to teach non-native speakers how to read, write, and speak in English; these lessons may focus on a wide range of topics, including grammar, pronunciation, and conversational skills. These instructors may also prepare activities or workshops for classes and organize field trips to provide students with realistic contexts in which to view the English language. Those who work for universities may focus heavily on developing students' capabilities to read textbooks and complete college assignments.

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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor Tasks

  • Teach individuals who are not native English speakers to speak, read, write, and comprehend English.
  • Utilize rote pronunciation, quizzes, textbooks, videos, and multimedia education to solidify skills.
  • Develop curriculums to suit both individuals who need overall education or education in specific skills.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor Job Listings

Key Stats for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 58%
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