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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor Salary

Average ESOL Instructors in the United States make around $38K per year. Compensation ranges between $27K and $65K per year. Most ESOL Instructors survey respondents are women (71 percent). Some workers in this field — nearly two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. For the most part, ESOL Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$20,000 - $60,000
(Median)
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38K
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60K
MEDIAN: $37,540
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$15.66 - $34.62
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$20,000 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $881  
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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$26,943 - $64,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $34.62  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $881  
   
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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$26,943 - $64,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor

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

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Experience Affects English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 40%