Average English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Salary in Japan

¥3,298,475
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¥150,000
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The average salary for an English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher in Japan is ¥3,298,475.
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¥1m
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¥3m
90%
¥5m
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What Do English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers?

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 ¥2,947,906 based on 12 salaries. An early career English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥3,049,503 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥3,202,337 based on 18 salaries. An experienced English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥3,384,037 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ¥0.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 90 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Early Career
43.3%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
5.6%

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