THE CULTURE HUNTER

So you want to move overseas? You want to throw yourself head first into the culture of somewhere exotic, wander the streets, meet people, explore, try new food and become a culture hunter? Sounds like we can make that happen! Here we give you a breakdown of your average disposable income potential as both a new and experienced teacher in Fuzhou during your first year at York English.

This estimate aims to give you your disposable income potential over the course of your first years contract based on working a light workload. This estimate is only for Fuzhou given Shenzhen & Xiamen have a slightly higher cost of living. This is disposable income to enjoy the delicious food here in Fuzhou, for exploring, socialising and treating yourself! But please remember, it all depends on your lifestyle! This estimate excludes tax (to read more on tax click here) and opportunities to earn any extra income. If you want to see how to earn extra income while here with us by working medium and heavy workloads, head over to our Savvy Saver or Travel Addict pages.

And there are even more opportunities in your 2nd year at York English! This includes cash bonuses, extra holidays and much more!

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YOUR ANNUAL INCOME

Annual Salary - 114,000 RMB (102,000 as an inexperienced teacher)

This is a pre tax salary based on achieving your quarterly bonus of 500 RMB each time. At York English, you have a guaranteed salary each month instead of being paid by the hour, which means a secure, steady income with no worries. To read more on the tax brackets in China, click here.

Flight Bonus - 8000 RMB per annum

We reimburse you for your flight with a guaranteed 8000 RMB, with 4000 being paid upon completion of your 6 month contract and another 4000 at the end of your 12 month contract.

ANNUAL OUTGOINGS

YOUR RENT IS FREE

A 2 bedroom, shared apartment in the city centre, equipped with a balcony, and never more than 3km from your school.

UTILITIES - 2050 RMB PER ANNUM

Electricity, Gas, Water & WIFI, split 50/50 with your housemate. This is a Spring estimate.

YOUR TRANSPORT CAN BE FREE

Based on purchasing an e-bike (which are approximately 700 RMB for second hand to 4000 RMB for the latest model). You can charge them for free at most parking spots in your apartment building and in the city centre. Bicycles are around 450 RMB to purchase, while buses are only 1 RMB per journey.

YOUR STUDIES CAN BE FREE

Based on 1 and a half hours a week of Chinese lessons provided by York English.