Got your eye on teaching jobs in Central or South America?
The appeal is understandable - Latin America is one of the most beautiful places in the world, offering a wide opportunity for travel. Bonus: there’s a high demand for teachers across all subjects and grade levels.
To help you hit the ground running in your job search, we’ve put together a quick comparison chart on teaching in Mexico, Brazil or Argentina, including average teacher salary, benefits, typical start-up costs, cost of living, as well as the most popular areas to find teaching jobs in each country.
|Country||Average Teacher Salary||Benefits||Start-up Costs||Cost of Living||Teaching job hot spots (urban/rural)|
|Mexico||12,000 MXN||Housing allowance, health insurance||Airfare, initial daily expenses, housing||Very low||Mexico City|
|Brazil||1,000 - 4,000 BRL||Housing allowance||Airfare, initial daily expenses||Low||Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, as well as rural areas|
|Argentina||2,600 - 10,400 ARS||Assistance with finding housing||Airfare, housing, initial daily expenses||Very low||Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario, Mendoza, Mar de Plata, as well as rural areas|