How much does a ESL Instructor make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated May 26, 2021

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Experience

$52,723 /yr
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9 salaries

$39K

Low

$53K

Average

$71K

High

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The average salary for a ESL Instructor is $52,723 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by ESL Instructor employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Academy of Art University
2.9

Academy of Art University

ESL Instructor

$63,590

 /yr
Range: $58K - $67K
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$58K

$67K

$57,620 - $67,162 Range

Academy of Art University
2.9

Academy of Art University

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$41 -$48

 hourly

$41

$48

$41 - $48 Range

Cal State East Bay
4.1

Cal State East Bay

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$50 -$55

 hourly

$50

$55

$50 - $55 Range

City College of San Francisco
4.1

City College of San Francisco

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$68 -$95

 hourly

$68

$95

$68 - $95 Range

TALK International Language School
3.5

TALK International Language School

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

ILSC
3.9

ILSC

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$21 -$25

 hourly

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

EF Education First
3.5

EF Education First

ESL Instructor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

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Kaplan
3.6

Kaplan

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$26 -$29

 hourly

$26

$29

$26 - $29 Range

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
3.9

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

ESL Instructor
About 

$72K -$79K

$72K

$79K

$72,097 - $78,790 Range

Kaplan Test Prep
3.9

Kaplan Test Prep

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Academy of Art University
2.9

Academy of Art University

ESL Instructor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$30 -$33

 hourly

$30

$33

$30 - $33 Range

International Rescue Committee
3.9

$68K

$74K

$67,839 - $73,863 Range

Cal State East Bay
4.1

Cal State East Bay

ESL Instructor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$41 -$44

 hourly

$41

$44

$41 - $44 Range

ELS Educational Services
3.3

ELS Educational Services

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts
4.2

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts

ESL Instructor
About 

$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$68,263 - $73,901 Range

Mt Diablo Unified School District
3.4

Mt Diablo Unified School District

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Olivet University
4.1

Olivet University

ESL Instructor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

CUSD 303
3.4

CUSD 303

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$33 -$35

 hourly

$33

$35

$33 - $35 Range

The Language Co.
3.1

The Language Co.

ESL Instructor - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

St. Giles International
3.5

St. Giles International

ESL Instructor
About 

$31K -$34K

$31K

$34K

$31,298 - $34,028 Range

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Frequently asked questions about ESL Instructor salaries

The average salary for a ESL Instructor is $52,723 in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by ESL Instructor employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

The highest salary for a ESL Instructor in San Francisco, CA Area is $70,973 per year.

The lowest salary for a ESL Instructor in San Francisco, CA Area is $39,165 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent esl instructor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$22
hourly
An Online ESL Teacher reported making $22 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$31
hourly
An ESL Instructor reported making $31 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
An ESL Teacher reported making $20 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
An ESL Teacher reported making $27 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An Online ESL Teacher reported making $17 per hour
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Contract
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Private
$71
hourly
An ESL Instructor reported making $71 per hour
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10+ years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
An ESL Teacher reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
School / School District
$93
hourly
An English As A Second Language (ESL) Instructor reported making $93 per hour
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10+ years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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