There is increasing demand for English teachers in Hong Kong, even though English is official language, Hong Konger still needs to improve their speaking skill, so there is a steady need for English teachers in Hong Kong, as well as an occasional need for teachers of other languages and subjects. The land area is small, but with a population of around 7.5 million, there are plenty of work (and play) opportunities in this vibrant global city.
In order to teach English in Hong Kong, most teachers will require a bachelor’s degree and either TEFL or TESOL or CELTA certification. The average salary for teaching in Hong Kong is US$3,000 to $6,500 per month.
While approx. US$1,500 should be considered as monthly expense that including accommodation, food, transport and even for fun. Eventually you may save up to US$4,000 a month.