Average English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Hourly Pay in Canada

C$22.61
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The average hourly pay for an English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher in Canada is C$22.61.
10%
C$16.26
10%
C$22.61
50%
C$35.39
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$22.61
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Hourly Rate
C$16 - C$35
Bonus
C$491 - C$2,056
Total Pay
C$32,595 - C$73,472

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Job Description for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher 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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
Instructional Designer
Communications Coordinator
Software Developer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Skills in Curriculum Planning and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training, Oral / Verbal Communication and English Language.

Pay by Experience Level for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

An entry-level English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$19.62 based on 26 salaries. An early career English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.45 based on 161 salaries. A mid-career English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.99 based on 119 salaries. An experienced English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$25.62 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$30.
Employees with English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 70.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (13.3% less), Ottawa, Ontario (11.5% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 483 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
24.6%
Late Career
12.0%