TOP 5 BEST U.S. CITIES FOR ESL TEACHERSBy esljoblinks I North America I 0 comment
Below is part of an article posted April 2012.
So where are the best places to work as an ESL Teacher? Foremost among them are undoubtedly big cities like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, which have large immigrant populations. They provide the best compensation for ESL teachers and are an ideal way to kick-start your career. Still, there are also many small cities where ESL teachers have lucrative employment prospects with fun work. The top five U.S. cities to teach ESL in are:
1. Nassau – Suffolk, NY
ESL teachers’ salaries is the highest here. The average salary is $82,240, with the top 10 percent securing as much as $119,940. Also, being only a train ride away from New York City is bound to make for exciting weekend excursions.
2. Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA
Huge efforts made in literacy make Massachusetts one of the best places for ESL teachers to live and work. Average salaries are $77,540 — much higher than the salaries of teachers nationwide.
3. Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA
This is another great place for ESL teachers. With salaries as high as $104,850 and the laidback Californian lifestyle, there are plenty of opportunities for ESL teaching to both work and kickback.
4. Modesto, CA
California is a top state for teacher salaries in general. Although the cost of living is high, one can still live comfortably on the typical teacher’s salary. Modesto in California offers ESL teachers an average salary of $73,210, with highs hitting $92,410.
5. Naperville, IL
With salaries as high as $113,870, Naperville is another great city for ESL teachers. A good work environment and rapidly growing immigrant population mean opportunities abound.