What Is A Good Salary In Cambodia?

Average salary in Cambodia is KHR 95,408,065 (US$ 23,704). Detailed salary report based on career, education, experience, gender, age etc. Advanced 2019/20 Survey.

 How Much Money Can You Make Teaching English in Cambodia?

Like all teach abroad destinations, your salary will vary depending on how much experience you have and where you end up teaching. As a baseline, an inexperienced teacher in Cambodia can expect to make $1,000 – $1,200 per month teaching English in Cambodia . A typical hourly rate for ESL teachers in Cambodia is $10 – $12 per hour. More experienced teachers, and those working in international schools in Cambodia can expect to to make more than that.

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Private Schools: $1,000 – $1,200 USD per month

While it’s almost impossible to get a job at a public school, many private primary, middle, and high schools will hire a foreign teacher for the year. This type of job is most common in Phnom Penh, but may be found in other cities like Siem Reap and Sihanoukville. Private schools typically meet from 8am – 11am, and then reconvene from 2pm – 4pm after a long lunch break.

Most inexperienced teachers tend to earn between $1,000 – 1,200 USD per month, which is more than enough to cover the low living costs of Cambodia and have a bit left over for travel. Teachers with a TEFL certificate or years of experience can expect to earn a anywhere from a hundred to a few hundred dollars more per month.

While you can find a job online before you come on teaching job boards , most schools prefer to hire foreign teachers who are already in Cambodia. This also helps you decide if the school is a good fit, and will allow you to negotiate your salary in person.

Source: gooverseas.com


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