Mid-Career English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Salary (Hong Kong)

The average salary for a Mid-Career English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher is HK$235,832 per year.

HK$334 - HK$352,353
MEDIAN: HK$229,300
Salary HK$334 - HK$352,353
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HK$336 - HK$676,000
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.


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 Difference by Location

National Average: HK$256,950

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

5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
vision benefits
no benefits
None: 50%