Yann: You save more money teaching in a small city in China

Photo: Zhejiang Normal University is in Jinhua, a small city in China   Teaching in China can be a money saver for foreign teachers. But have you thought about teaching in a small city could save you more than that in a tier 1 city like Beijing and Shanghai? Why […]

Richelle: How much can you save teaching in China?

By Richelle, former English teacher in China Ningbo University in Zhejiang Province, China   It’s the question that all prospective teachers are wondering: how much can I really save teaching abroad? A high salary is great, but if you’re living in an expensive country, your cash isn’t going to stretch […]

How is an ESL teacher’s tax calculated in China?

It is your duty to pay tax when living and working in a country, even in foreign country. So how is your tax calculated in China? The tax system in China is relatively complicated for newcomers to understand. How is the tax calculated? If your salary is lower than 4,800 […]

Cost of Living in Tier 1 Cities in China

Youtube Video: Cost of Living in Shanghai Shanghai, a tier 1 city Hangzhou, a tier 2 city   Cost of living in China – General reflections The cost of living in China really depends on the city in which you live (Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen for example are much more […]