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The Foreign Teacher Pay Table

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This table reports TEFL teacher pay in China provided by English teachers from around China. I hope you can use it to negotiate the best pay possible for yourself while teaching English in China.

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Pay in RMBPay termFull descriptionHours/WeekProvinceCity
5500Monthly5,500 RMB/month in Chizhou, Anhui16 x 45 minutesAnhuiChizhou
250Hourly250/hour in Beijing (part-time)(check out his/her advice)BeijingBeijing
210Hourlylink16BeijingBeijing
150Hourly12BeijingBeijing
14500Monthly1450016BeijingBeijing
5000MonthlyFT22BeijingBeijing
15000Monthly15000 per month40BeijingBeijing
14000Monthly14,000 RMB/month teaching kindergarten in Beijing25BeijingBeijing
18000Monthly18000 per month30BeijingBeijing
150Hourly150/hr12-16BeijingBeijing
16000Monthly16000 per month20BeijingBeijing
13000Monthly13,000 RMB/month teaching English in Beijing30BeijingBeijing
9000Monthly9000 per month18.5BeijingBeijing
150Hourly150/hr10BeijingBeijing
12000Monthly12000 per month15BeijingBeijing
5500Monthly5500 per month12BeijingBeijing
15000Monthly15,000 RMB/month in Beijing27BeijingBeijing
13000Monthly13000 per month20BeijingBeijing
16500Monthly16,500 RMB/month in Beijing35BeijingBeijing
200Hourly200 per hr20BeijingBeijing
200Hourly12BeijingBeijing
4900Monthly4,900 RMB/month teaching University English in Beijing13BeijingBeijing
5000MonthlyFT09BeijingBeijing
110Hourly04BeijingBeijing
15000MonthlyFT20BeijingBeijing
13000MonthlyFT20BeijingBeijing
9000MonthlyFT10BeijingBeijing
4500Monthly4500/month20BeijingBeijing
22000Monthly22,000 RMB/month in Beijing30 (max)BeijingBeijing
12000Monthly12,000/month teaching English in Beijing25BeijingBeijing
250Hourly250 RMB/hour in Beijing9BeijingBeijing
7000Monthly7000/month26BeijingBeijing
18000Monthly18,000/month in Beijing28BeijingBeijing
11000Monthly11,000 RMB/month in Sunyi, Beijing25BeijingSun Yi
9000Monthly9,000 RMB/month in Beijing28BeijingBeijing
333Hourly06BeijingBeijing
13000Monthlylink10BeijingBeijing
6500Monthly6500/month14BeijingBeijing
4500Monthly4500/month10ChongqingChongqing
12000Monthly12,000 yuan/month in Chongqing25ChongqingChongqing
6000Monthly6000/month10ChongqingChongqing
5000Monthly5,000 RMB/month in Wuyishan, Fujian19FujianWuyishan
5800MonthlyFT16FujianFuzhou
10000Monthly10,000 RMB/month in Fuzhou, Fujian8FujianFuzhou
6000Monthly6,000 RMB/month in Xiamen, Fujian16FujianXiamen
11000Monthly11,000 RMB/month teaching English in Shenzhen11GuangdongShenzhen
8400MonthlyFT17Guangdong
13000Monthlylink25GuangdongGuangzhou
8500MonthlyFT16GuangdongDongguan
8500Monthly8500/month23GuangdongZhaoqing
8200Monthly8200/month30GuangdongDongguan
5500Monthly5500/month14GuangdongJiangmen
8800Monthly8500/month85-93 (per month)GuangdongZhuhai
8000Monthlylink37GuangdongGuangzhou
20500Monthly20500/month18GuangdongZhuhai
9000Monthly9,000 RMB/month in Foshan, Guangdong18GuangdongFoshan
10000Monthly10,000 RMB/month in Dongguan, Guangdong20-22GuangdongDongguan
150Hourly150 per hour25GuangdongGuangzhou
8700Monthly8700/month16GuangdongGuicheng
4000Monthly4000/month12GuangxiLiuzhou
5000Monthly5,000 RMB/month in Yangshuo, Guangxi20GuangxiYangshuo
6500Monthly6500/month20GuangxiNanning
3500Monthly3,500/month in Yangshuo, Guangxi15GuangxiYangshuo
9000Monthly9000/month16-20 teaching – 45-60 hr work weekGuangxiLiuzhou
6500Monthly6,500 RMB/month in Huizhou, Guangzhou20-24GuangzhouHuizhou
10000Monthly10,000 RMB/month in Hainan12HainanHaikou
5500Monthly5,500 RMB/month in Chengde, Hebei16HebeiChengde
6000Monthly6000/month24 over four weekdaysHebeiXingtai
9800Monthly9,800 RMB/month in Harbin35HeilongjiangHarbin
5500Monthlylink12HeilongjiangHarbin
6500Monthly6,500/month20HeilongjiangHarbin
4800Monthly4800/month13HeilongjiangHarbin
5000MonthlyFT16HeilongjiangHarbin
6000Monthly6000/month13.5HenanZhengzhou
3000Monthly3000/month10HenanKaifeng
5500Monthly5,500 RMB/month in Zhengzhou, Henan20HenanZhengzhou
4900Monthly4900/month18HenanGongyi
500Monthly500/month16HenanZhengzhou
10000Monthly10000/month12HenanZhengzhou
5000Monthlylink20HunanA small town
5500Monthlylink24HunanChangsha
4000Monthly4000/month12HunanChangsha
6000Monthly6000/month14HunanChangsha
9000Monthly9000/month25JiangsuZhangjiagang
7800Monthly7,800 per month in Wuxi20JiangsuWuxi
10000Monthly10,000/month in Nanjing24JiangsuNanjing
5000Monthly5,000 RMB/month in Nanjing16-18JiangsuNanjing
9500Monthly9,500 RMB/month in Suzhou (good advice in this one)20, but more in Summer and Winter breaksJiangsuSuzhou
120Hourly120/hour teaching English in Nanjing8-12JiangsuNanjing
5000Monthly5000/month20JiangsuXuzhou
5000Monthly5,000 RMB/month in Changzhou, Jiangsu16JiangsuChangzhou
5500Monthlylink16JiangsuLianyungang
150Hourly150/hr in Nanjing10JiangsuNanjing
7000Monthly7000 per month10JiangsuHuai'an
125Hourly125/RMB per hour in Nanjing6JiangsuNanjing
7000Monthly7,000 RMB/month, part-time, in Nanjing15JiangsuNanjing
100Hourly100 RMB/hour teaching English in Nanjing2JiangsuNanjing
12000Monthly12,000/month in Wuxi16JiangsuWuxi
8000Monthly8000 per month20JiangsuNanjing
7500Monthly7500 per month20JiangsuNanjing
35000Monthly35,000 yuan/month in Wuxi, Jiangsu40JiangsuWuxi
6000Monthly6,000 yuan monthly in Jiangsu13Jiangsu
160Hourly (Full time)160/RMB per hour teaching English in Nanjing20JiangsuNanjing
10000Monthly10,000 RMB/month teaching English in Nanjing20-25JiangsuNanjing
7000MonthlylinkJiangsuSuzhou
100Hourly100 RMB hourly in Nanjing4JiangsuNanjing
5500Monthlylink18JiangxiJiujiang
5000Monthlylink18-20JiangxiJiujiang
5000MonthlyFT22JilinChangchun
5000Monthlylink12JilinChangchun
7500MonthlyFT24JilinChangchun
5000MonthlyFT22JilinChangchun
5000MonthlyFT22JilinChangchun
100HourlyPT Tutoring02JilinChangchun
7000Monthly7000/month20JilinChangchun
4300Monthly4,300 RMB/month in Jinzhou, Liaoning18LiaoningJinzhou
10000Monthly10,000/month in Dalian25 + 10 office hoursLiaoningDalian
12000Monthly12,000 yuan/month in Dalian15 (+5 office hours)LiaoningDalian
8000Monthly8,000 RMB/month in Shenyang, Liaoning18LiaoningShenyang
140Hourly140 RMB/hour in Dalian5LiaoningDalian
12000Monthly12000 per month40LiaoningShenyang
12000Monthly12000/month15 + 5 office hoursLiaoningDalian
10000Monthly10,000/month Kindergarten TEFL job in Dalian25LiaoningDalian
6000Monthlylink15LiaoningShenyang
5500Monthly5500/month18LiaoningDalian
8000Monthlylink12ShaanxiXi'an
3400Monthly3,400 RMB/month in Xi'an12ShaanxiXi'an
11000Monthly11000/month35ShaanxiXi'an
4000Monthly4000/month12ShaanxiXi'an
70Hourly18ShandongJinan
7000Monthly7000 per month25ShandongWeihai
7000Monthly7,000 RMB/month in Binzhou, Shandong20ShandongBinzhou
5000MonthlyFT22ShandongWeishan
12000MonthlyFT14ShanghaiShanghai
14000Monthly14000/month30ShanghaiShanghai
15000Monthly15,000 RMB/month in Shanghai15ShanghaiShanghai
80000Annuallylink21ShanghaiShanghai
16000Monthlylink30ShanghaiShanghai
150Hourly18-30ShanghaiShanghai
14200Monthly14200/month20ShanghaiShanghai
100000YearlyFTalmost noneShanghaiShanghai
11000Monthly11000/month21ShanghaiShanghai
20000MonthlyFT20ShanghaiShanghai
20000Monthlylink15ShanghaiShanghai
200Hourly200/hr22ShenzhenShenzhen
13100Monthly13,100 RMB/month in Shenzhen25ShenzhenShenzhen
5000Monthly5000 per month14Shenzhen
14000Monthly14000 per month25SichuanChengdu
8000Monthly8000 per month15TianjinTianjin
5000Monthly5000/month16TianjinTianjin
15000Monthlylink19TianjinTianjin
4500Monthly4,500 RMB/month in Kuitun, Xinjiang18XinjiangKuitun
7500Monthly750011YunnanKunming
6000Monthly6000/month15YunnanKunming
3500Monthly3500/month15YunnanKunming
2880Monthly2880/month08YunnanKunming
100Hourly100/hr04YunnanKunming
3500Monthly3500/month14YunnanKunming
4700MonthlyFT16YunnanKunming
115Hourly115/hour04.5YunnanKunming
5900Monthly5900/month14YunnanKunming
150Hourly150/hr09YunnanKunming
3300Monthly3300/month30-40 (12-14 by contract)YunnanKunming
120Hourly120/hour16YunnanKunming
3400Monthly3400/month12YunnanKunming
8000Monthly8000/month19Yunnan
100Weekly100/week01YunnanKunming
9500Monthly9500/month18YunnanKunming
8000Monthly8000/month15-20YunnanKunming
10000Monthly10000/month30YunnanKunming
11000Monthly11000 per month16YunnanKunming
5000MonthlyFT16ZhejianHangzhou
12000Monthlylink25ZhejiangXiaoshan, Hangzhou
4000Monthlylink10ZhejiangHangzhou
5000Monthly5000/month18ZhejiangWenzhou
3200MonthlyPT04ZhejiangHangzhou
75Hourlylink04ZhejiangHangzhou
4200Monthly4,200 RMB/month in Hangzhou14ZhejiangHangzhou
13000Monthly13,000 RMB/month in Hangzhou8ZhejiangHangzhou
4600Monthly4600/month06ZhejiangHangzhou
6400Monthly6400/month16ZhejiangHangzhou
20000Monthly20000/month18ZhejiangNingbo
5500Monthly5500 per month16ZhejiangLinan
6750MonthlyFT10ZhejiangHangzhou
7000Monthly7,000 RMB/month in Yueqing, Zhejiang12ZhejiangYueqing
8000Monthly8000/month18-20ZhejiangHangzhou
6500Monthly6,500 yuan/month teaching English in Wenzhou ChinaAround 20ZhejiangWenzhou
6000Monthly6,000 RMB/month teaching English in Hangzhou14.5ZhezhiangHangzhou
7000Monthly7,000 RMB/month teaching English in Ningbo14ZheziangNingbo
15000Monthly15,000 RMB/month in Yinchuan, Ningxia12-15NingxiaYinchuan
22000Monthly22,000 RMB/month in Beijing20BeijingBeijing
6500Monthly6500 RMB/month in Yongjia10ZhejiangYongjia
220Hourly220 RMB/hour in Shanghai12ShanghaiShanghai
16000Monthly16,000 RMB/month in Beijing20BeijingBeijing
8000Monthly8,000 RMB/month in Zhuhai, Guangdong12-16GuangdongZhuhai
6000Monthly6,000 RMB/month in Changchun16-20JilinChangchun
9000Monthly9,000 RMB/month in Foshan, Guangdong30GuangdonFoshan
15500Monthly15,500 RMB/month in Qingdao16.5ShandongQingdao
17500Monthly17,500 RMB/month teaching grad students in Beijing20BeijingBeijing

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