71,112 Certified Grads since 1992
Talk to an Advisor 800-779-1779
Due to COVID-19, Oxford Seminars is currently offering live courses via Zoom. Please call us for more details.
share mail  print

Teaching English in Switzerland


Map of Switzerland

See other ESL teaching opportunities in
Western Europe
How Much Can I Earn?
Monthly Salary:
1,500 - 5,000 CHF
1,670 - 5,560 USD
Private Tutoring per Hour:
15 - 80 CHF
17 - 89 USD
Income Tax Rate:
16 - 30%
Ability to Save per year:
500 - 4,000 USD

What Are My Benefits?
Rarely included
Rarely included
Health Care:
Rarely included
Usually paid

What Will Teaching Be Like?
Teaching Hours:
12 - 35
Typical Contract Length:
One year preferred; short-term may be available
Typical Start Date:
September, January, or year round
Application Timeline:
3 - 4 months

What Do I Need?
Work Visa:
EU citizenship preferred
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree
Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Additional Notes:
Though not part of the European Union, EU citizens have easier access to positions