Teaching English in Hong Kong  

Teaching English in Hong Kong

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      Hong Kong    

6,748,389 Capital: n/a Currency: Hong Kong Dollar

Languages: Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese) and English

More Information on Hong Kong: In 1997, Hong Kong's sovereignty was returned by Great Britain back to to the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong is synonymous with buildings and skyscrapers and offers the #1 skyline in the world as well as its Symphony of Light show. In addition to this, Hong Kong offers amazing shopping, restaurants, and night life for an exciting, fast paced city.


 Teachers needed in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a large international trade center and port with a large share of the tier 1 businesses and industry in Asia. Hong Kong offers good salaries and most positions provide accommodation in this city well known for its accommodation costs.

The average salary is 15,000 to 18,000 HKD, the average cost of living is 2,000 - 3,000, and vacation time is typically paid. Accommodations and health care are typically provided with teaching positions. For more information about teaching in Hong Kong and becoming an overseas English teacher contact Global Tesol.




University Degree and Global TESOL College Certificate

Monthly Salary:

12,000-25,000 HKD

Typical Contract:

One year

High Hiring Season:

All year round

Teaching Hours/Week:


Private Tutoring:

200-400 HKD /hr


Sometimes included


Sometimes included

Health Care:





Employer Assisted

Income Tax:

16 %

Exchange rate:

$ 1 CAN = 6 HKD

Important Notes:

Very difficult market for teaching jobs




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