International TEFL Academy Alumni Discuss Finances & Teaching English Abroad
"I teach 20 hours a week, but I am required to be at my school 40 hours a week, Monday - Friday. I make $ 1,200 USD a month and I am able to save half of it." - Sarah Ballhaussen
"I am working about 25 hours a week for an average of 15 Euros/hour. I am saving, but not much. After expenses, my money goes to weekend excursions and traveling." - Jennifer Howland
"My pay was great! (My pay was bumped up because I had my TEFL certificate) I was able to save appx. $12,000 USD before leaving South Korea. And that excludes all of my traveling I did in and around Asia." - Jessica Montgomery
Based in Chicago, IL, International TEFL Academy is a World leader in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad. We offer internationally accredited TEFL Classes online & in 25 locations worldwide. We certify 3,500 people a year from all walks of life to teach English abroad and our graduates are teaching English in 80 countries across the globe. All ITA students and graduates receive lifetime worldwide Job Search Guidance.
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