How far does a 30K 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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Featured Jobs

Qualified Filipino and Chinese Teachers

฿18,000+ / month

Bangkok


Corporate ESL Teachers

฿600+ / hour

Bangkok


NES English Teachers for Immediate Start

฿34,000+ / month

Thailand


Intensive English Program Teachers

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Science, Math and English Literature Teachers

฿40,300+ / month

Bangkok


NES Nursery and Kindergarten Teachers

฿45,000+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Barry


    Australian, 53 years old. Currently living in China

  • Liezl


    Filipino, 31 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Dianne


    Filipino, 36 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Omolo


    Ugandan, 23 years old. Currently living in Uganda

  • Mr


    Indian, 40 years old. Currently living in India

  • Antani


    Bulgarian, 26 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

Before you go pounding the streets, check out our guide and know what to look out for.


Air your views

Air your views

Got something to say on the topic of teaching, working or living in Thailand? The Ajarn Postbox is the place. Send us your letters!


Contributions welcome

Contributions welcome

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The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

Many schools ask for demo lessons before they hire. What should you the teacher be aware of?


Will I find work in Thailand?

Will I find work in Thailand?

It's one of the most common questions we get e-mailed to us. So find out exactly where you stand.


Teacher mistakes

Teacher mistakes

What are the most common mistakes that teachers make when they are about to embark on a teaching career in Thailand? We've got them all covered.


Can you hear me OK?

Can you hear me OK?

In today's modern world, the on-line interview is becoming more and more popular. How do you prepare for it?