The average wage for an English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher is C$22.35 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$24,333 - C$71,785
C$24K
C$40K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$39,529
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50%
90%
C$15.48 - C$34.78
C$15
C$21
C$35
MEDIAN: C$20.73
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$24,333 - C$71,785
Bonus C$2,021
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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C$30,110 - C$72,189
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 163
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$15.48 - C$34.78
Overtime C$29.66
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$2,021
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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C$30,110 - C$72,189
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 388

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

An ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher’s primary function is to teach English to students who are not native speakers. They help students to understand common customs and expectations within American culture In addition, depending on a student's English-language skills and the teacher's institution, the ESL teacher’s job may extend into helping students understand their coursework in other subjects (such as math and science) or even teaching those subjects directly.

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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.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Job Listings

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

Pay by Experience for an English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 132 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 91 salaries. An English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$42,639

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Key Stats for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Salaries

▲47%

▲19%

▲10%

National Average
C$43,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 63%