How far does a 40K salary go in Bangkok?

Will you be living well - or simply surviving?

Is it possible to live in Bangkok on a 30,000 baht teacher salary? OK, let's really drill down those numbers.


Pad-hopping

From jail cell to resort

Since November, I have been living in a Thai university student dormitory near Sripitum University. But, after six months in it, I decided it's time for me to grow up and be a real boy... and get a real boy pad.


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Baby and LTS Swimming Teacher

฿700+ / hour

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฿700+ / hour

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Kindergarten English Teacher (NES)

฿60,000+ / month

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English Teachers for November 2021

฿40,300+ / month

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฿50,000+ / month

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    Irish, 54 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    British, 58 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    British, 39 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 27 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Khandker


    Bangladeshi, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Indian, 32 years old. Currently living in India

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