Enlego is an Estonia-based ESL company hiring Native English Speakers to teach European adults and children 1v1 online. They pay €9/hr and want 1 year of teaching experience. 20-50min classes cover exam prep, children’s, conversational and business English, though they only offer a small number of students currently.
Lingueo offers 1v1 online training in 17 languages, primarily for French professionals. They pay around €12/hr for Native-speaking certified teachers with 5 years of experience and some knowledge of French, with no degree required. While there is potential for long-term classes, student numbers can be inconsistent.
E-Joy English is a Chinese ESL company still hiring Native English Speakers from the US, UK and Canada to teach children 1v1 online. They pay $16-20 for a Bachelor’s degree, TEFL/TESOL certificate, 1 year of experience, and 10-12hrs/wk during peak times, however, trial classes for new students are unpaid.
Mint English is a Korean ESL company that hires teachers from the US, UK and Canada to teach adults and children 1v1 online. They pay $14+/hr, with classes and feedback lasting 10-30mins, though you must be available 4hrs/day Mon-Fri, and teacher experiences are mixed as bookings can take time.
BlingABC is a Chinese company still recruiting foreign English speakers to teach children 1v1 or in groups online. Pay is $12-15/hr, and a degree, teaching certificate and ESL experience are required, though there is little flexibility to cancel/reschedule classes, which are limited due to excessive hiring.
Lingostar is a Singaporean ESL company hiring online teachers from the US, UK and Canada on $14-24/hr and Philippines on $3-6/hr to teach children 1v1. You must have a degree, teaching certificate, and preferably 1 year of experience, plus availability across 10 peak hours, though reports of booking rates are mixed.
Marathon Education is a Vietnamese tutoring company hiring Native Speakers and Filipinos for online English classes with K-12 students. They pay $14-16 or 235-470PHP/hr, and require a degree, teaching certificate, online experience, and 10+ hours/wk. However, no teachers have reported yet on working conditions there.
TutoringGo/Tutoring KR is a Korean ESL company hiring online Native English and Filipino tutors. Pay is $10-$15/hr and $2.70-$4.50/hr respectively, with a degree/diploma and experience required. Most classes are audio-only 1v1 conversations with adults and children lasting 20-60 minutes, though hiring is competitive.
Ignite! Reading is a US reading program supporting schoolchildren up to Grade 8. Tutors must have a US address (but can travel) and are paid $17.50/hr for 9 weeks of training then $20/hr upon completion. Sessions are 15mins 1v1, and 5-day availability is required Mon-Fri for up to 30 hours, with limited flexibility.
Noa and Biscuit is a growing online ESL company from Israel that teaches mainly children. There are no mandatory qualifications, though you must be a fluent English speaker with a visible passion and high energy for teaching kids. Pay is $15/hr, classes are 30mins, and you must be able to teach 3+ hours a day.
The Really Great Teacher Company recruits language instructors for international online schools. They pay $5.50-$10/hr and require Native-level fluency, a teaching certificate, and minimum commitment of 10-30hrs/wk. While some positions offer guaranteed hours, teachers have been critical of management and penalties.
Rise Education is a language learning company in Korea that pays Native English Speakers $12+/hr to teach children online. 1v1 classes are 25mins long while group lessons last 40-90mins. You must have a teaching certificate and experience, and weekend availability is preferred, though teacher opinions are mixed.
Apollo English is a well-established Vietnamese company hiring teachers with Bachelor’s degrees and teaching certificates to deliver online group classes. They offer between $15-23/hr depending on experience, and materials are provided, though they require a minimum of 10 hours over a fixed weekly schedule.
Toucanstalk is a Chinese online ESL company still hiring Native English Speakers and Filipinos, paying $12-16 and PHP150 respectively plus bonuses. They want certified/experienced teachers with an undergrad degree or higher who can commit 20-40hrs/wk over peak times to teach 26min 1v1 classes with adults and children.
eTalk is an online school focusing on ESL for all ages/levels, though it also provides Math and academic prep. Classes are 1v1 and last 25/50 mins. They want certified teachers with 1+ year experience, and pay up to US$12 or €8 for most positions, however, they are selective about who they hire and have few reviews.
FindTutors is a marketplace for European and Latin American teachers to advertise tutoring in any subject. No qualifications are needed, sign up is quick, there is no commission, and tutors decide their pay, hours, materials and method, though they must arrange their own payment, and competition for bookings is high.
TutorOcean is an online marketplace for teachers to create a profile to attract students in a range of subjects. Pay rates and hours are set by tutors, there are no mandatory qualifications and the sign-up process is simple, though a 10-20% commission is deducted, and some teachers complain about a lack of students.
VIPLearn is an online marketplace allowing Native and Non-Native English speakers anywhere to set their hours and rates (minus a 15% commission). You must have a degree and language certification to teach 1v1 classes for 30-60mins to all levels/ages, though student numbers are questionable and teacher reviews are few.
Lingofor.me is an online provider of 30-minute 1v1 English, Spanish and Portuguese conversational classes for students across the Americas. They want experienced, Native teachers of those languages, though the base pay of $4-$10/hr is low and teacher reviews are largely negative.
Numerade hires US educators to record short videos that answer high school and college-level STEM questions. Pay is $1-7 per video and you must have 2+ years of tutoring experience, though no teaching certificate is required. The work is very flexible but can take time, and many students have criticized the company.
TestMasters is a North American test prep and admissions consulting company that provides 1v1 tutoring and taught group classes, online and in-person. They pay $60-$100/hr but are very selective, requiring test scores in the 98th percentile and 100 hours of rigorous training, while hours can be inconsistent.
Beyond English is an ESL school in Chile that hires Native-level English Speakers with intermediate Spanish skills to teach adults or children in 1v1/small groups online. Pay is $14-$17/hr, and you must have classroom experience, a Bachelor’s, TEFL, and the right to work in the US or Chile (but teach from anywhere).
Hong Kong-based Kelly’s Education delivers online 1v1 English and Mandarin lessons to children. They hire UK, US, Canadian and Australian teachers with degrees, teaching certificates and experience of young learners. Pay is $14-20/hr (bonus dependent), applications are simple, but you must offer good availability.
Verbalplanet is an online teacher marketplace hiring Native Speakers of most languages. Teachers decide their pay rate and availability, with 1v1 lessons lasting 40 mins. No formal qualifications are required, though the company adds booking fees to your price and is selective about who they approve.
Spires Tutoring is a teacher marketplace supporting students of all ages in 100+ subjects. They hire 1v1 online tutors with degrees and 2+ years of experience from dozens of countries. Hours and pay are decided by tutors, though platform fees of up to 35% are deducted, and students are bid for through blind auction.
MyPocketSkill offers tutoring, coaching, and other work for young people in the UK aged between 13-22 years. No qualifications are required, and pay is between £5-£15 per 45-minute lesson depending on your age, level, and the task required. Hours are flexible and jobs can be done online or in-person.
Air Tutors is a US company hiring experienced graduates on $45 an hour (pro rata) to tutor small classes of 1-4 K-12 schoolchildren online. A teaching certificate isn’t required but the application has several stages, hours are flexible but are allocated first come, first served, and there is less demand in summer.
Best Brains learning centers tutor groups of 1-5 children aged 3-14 years. They hire experienced graders and teachers from the US and Canada, paying $8.31-$30/hr depending on location and position. Certifications/degrees are not always required. Hours are mostly after school part-time, but remote positions are fewer.
Prep Expert provides online admissions consulting, test prep and academic tutoring to US students. They pay $30/hr and require experience, a Bachelor’s degree (or enrolled), and a 99th-percentile score. Most positions are part-time (2-20 hours a week), classes last 3 hours, and hiring is selective.
Applerouth provides online and at-home tutoring and test prep for K-12 students. They hire US educators with high SAT/ACT scores, other qualifications aren’t required though experience and the ability to tutor in-person is preferred. The pay starts at $20-30/hr, though some duties are uncompensated.
Remind Tutoring hires tutors from most US states to provide online 1v1 help in K-12 Math and ELA. Pay is $13.50-$25 per 40/60-minute session (depending on certification), though prep/feedback time is unpaid, and you must have 1+ year of experience. While the hourly commitment is low, students aren’t guaranteed.
Schola is a Southeast Asian ESL company hiring Native English Speakers to teach children 1v1 online. You must have a degree, teaching certificate and year of experience, with pay between $9-$11 an hour though unsuccessful trials pay half. Teacher experiences are mixed and bookings can be inconsistent.
LatinHire recruits Native-level teachers in multiple subjects for Latin American adults and children. A degree is not essential, materials are provided and classes are flexible, but pay is relatively low, you must speak basic Spanish/Portuguese, commit to 16 hours a month, and not live in the US/Canada (presently).
Flalingo is an online ESL company that hires Native and Near-Native English Speakers to teach adults and children 1v1. Pay is $3.50-$5 per 25min class (double for 50mins), and you must have a degree, TEFL/TESOL, and English teaching experience. Bookings are not guaranteed, however, and there are few tutor reports yet.
Tutoroo is a teacher marketplace offering 1v1 instruction in most languages, both online and in 200+ global cities. No qualifications or experience are required, while hours and pay are set by the tutor (from $10/hr). However, you must teach the first 2 weeks for free, and there are many complaints of unpaid fees.
StudyPoint and PrepNow offer in-home and online tutoring respectively. US-based tutors are paid $15-$23/hr to deliver 1v1 support in K-12 subjects, test prep and admissions. A Bachelor’s degree, 2 years’ experience, and 6 weekly hours are required, though prep/admin is unpaid and student numbers are inconsistent.
PrepScholar hires remote, US-based test prep tutors, college admissions consultants and test content creators. The company pays $30-$50 an hour, and is highly selective in who it recruits, wanting candidates from top US colleges with a 99%ile SAT/ACT score, who can commit to 15+ hours a week.
Revolution Prep is a US online tutoring and test prep company for students from Kindergarten to College level. Classes are 1v1 or groups up to 8. They hire graduates on $25-$40 an hour, with performance-based bonuses and benefits. Full-time hours are expected but not guaranteed, with prime times limiting flexibility.
Think Academy provides online teaching in math and science to children in several countries. They pay $60-$120 for classes of 8-30 students lasting between 45-150 minutes. A Bachelor’s degree is required, you must commit to afterschool hours/weekends for a semester, and the interview is rigorous with only 4% succesful.
Thinkster Math offers online 1v1 math tutoring to K-12 students in 30+ countries. Pay is $20-$35/hr depending on the grade, and you must have 2 years of experience and commit to 10 hours a week. While curriculum is provided, duties exceed delivering live sessions, and there is a dearth of positive tutor reviews.
Cluey Learning provides online 1v1 and small group tutoring to children. You must be a student or graduate in Australia or New Zealand, where pay is $25-35 and $22-30 respectively, with qualified teachers earning more. However only 6% of applicants are successful and you must commit to 10 hours a week.
Alchemy Tuition provides 1v1 online and in-person tutoring to K-12 students. No qualifications or experience are needed, and they pay $30-50/hr promptly. However, you must commit to 4-10 students a week for 6 months, prep and feedback time is unpaid, and you won’t be paid if you make a bad impression with a new client.
Learnmate is an Australian teacher marketplace that hires tutors for 110+ subjects. Applications are easy, classes are 1v1 with children or adults, and teachers decide their pay (minimum $30/hour) and schedule so long as they commit to 3+ hours a week. However, there are payment fees and a commission of 23-30%.
Mathnasium provides 1v1 in-person and online math tutoring to mainly K-12 children in 9 countries. Higher qualifications and experience are not mandatory, and they recruit from 16 years up, but pay is not the highest, hours are only part-time, you must pass a competency test and be able to travel to a learning center.
Tutor Doctor offers in-person and online tutoring in 16 countries. A post-secondary education is required, with pay based on experience, subject and location (e.g. $15-35 US, £14-25 UK). You may join multiple branches, though hours and subjects are limited by student demand, while prep/writing time is unpaid.
Tutor.com is an online provider of live and asychronous 1v1 tutoring, homework help and test prep. They hire US-based graduates/students who receive $10-$23, varying across 250+ subjects. Waiting time is paid, and extra sessions can be picked up, but you must pass proficiency exams and commit to 5+ hours a week.
Amplify Education hires US-based tutors for small groups of elementary children in ELA, Math and Science. Some roles have minimal requirements, with pay ranging accordingly from $13.75-$50, plus paid training and prep time. A consistent 3-day (part-time) schedule is required, while open positions change periodically.
Catapult Learning hires American teachers for virtual or in-person 1v1/group work with Pre-K-12 children in US schools. Requirements, hours and pay vary across many positions, but start at $26 an hour. However, expectations differ between schools, with some unpaid responsibilities outside of teaching.
AirClass provides online 1-on-1 tuition in K-12 subjects for children between 4-18 years. They cover 70+ countries, and take on experienced Native and Non-Native English Speakers with a degree or enrolled. However, pay offers have been as low as $0.80 per hour, while consistent classes are hard to secure.
Berlitz offers 1v1 and group online instruction in 30+ languages to adults and children. No teaching certificate/experience is required, only a Bachelor’s degree and minimum commitment of 15-20 hours a week. Pay varies by position, though can be as low as $7.5 (equivalent), and you must follow their teaching method.
Purple Tutor is an Indian online tutoring company teaching coding to children. Pay is reportedly ₹55-319 ($0.67-3.91) an hour, with a Computer Science degree required. There is a 4-stage application process and 3 months’ training before you can teach, plus a minimum commitment of 120 hours a month.
PandaTree is a US company teaching children Spanish and Mandarin in groups or 1v1. They pay $18-24 an hour to fluent speakers with a relevant degree and 2+ years of experience working with children. You must commit to 15+ hours a week, though these aren’t guaranteed, and cannot work for another teaching company.
Antoree is a Vietnamese online ESL school that hires Native and some Non-Native Speakers to teach adults and children 1v1. No qualifications are required beyond 6 months experience, pay is relatively low at $4-12 an hour, Vietnam tax is deducted, and bookings can be low.
iTutor (not iTutorGroup) hires US-certified online teachers for both daytime class instruction and afterschool 1v1 tutoring in most school subjects. A US university Bachelor’s degree is required and the pay ranges between $28-35. There is no interview to pass, only a recorded demo, but bookings can be inconsistent.
LiveXP is an online marketplace for language teachers. Lessons are 1v1. No qualifications are required, sign up is simple with no interview/demo, hours are flexible, and there’s no tutor commission fee. Pay is $10-15 an hour, though finding English students is competitive, and several teachers report bad experiences.
Edmentum EdOptions Academy hires certified US educators to teach K-12 schoolchildren remotely 1v1. You must be available daytime Mon-Fri and able to respond to students within 24 hours. Employee benefits are offered, but pay is reportedly not very high, and teachers have been terminated when student enrollments drop.
Proximity Learning hires Americans and some international English Speakers to teach US children. Teachers livestream into school classrooms with help from a facilitator. Pay is $20-30 an hour with benefits, you must be certified, have a degree, and be available for 20-35 hours a week, though classes aren’t guaranteed.
Education First/EF offers live 1v1 and group online English teaching for Native Speakers. Experience isn’t essential but you must have a degree and be willing to acquire a TEFL certificate. Base pay is £9.50 plus benefits (holiday pay, pension), materials are provided, and hours are flexible but difficult to fill.
Classgap is an online teacher marketplace where anyone can tutor 1v1 in 100+ subjects. The application is easy, there are no qualification, location or nationality requirements, and tutors decide their hours, what to charge and how to teach, however, there is a commission fee of 10-20% and students are hard to attract.
Connections Academy hires home-based teachers certified and living in 31 US states. They offer both full and part-time roles teaching grade K-12 children, and pay around $22 an hour, though hours and salaries vary across associated schools. There are employee benefits, though the caseload can be demanding.
First Tutors offers 1v1 online and in-person tuition for multiple subjects and levels in the UK, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. No specific qualifications or experience are required, and tutors have almost total freedom over how they teach and are paid, though bookings can be hard to come by.
Mango Languages hires Native Speakers in 70 languages to coach and write content for students of all ages. Lessons are 1v1 and last 10-30 minutes. Most jobs require a language-related Bachelor’s degree, with experience preferred. They only hire when needed, while pay info and teacher reviews are not widely available.
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Allschool is a teacher marketplace hiring Native English Speakers to deliver personalized classes to children internationally. No formal qualifications are required, though teaching experience in your subject is recommended. Teachers can set their own pay rate, class length, and there are no minimum hours required.
VIPKid Global is the international branch of VIPKid, hiring US and Canadian tutors for non-Chinese students. Online classes last 25 minutes and are 1v1 with mostly children. Pay is $14 an hour, and you must have a Bachelor’s degree, though bookings are hard to come by as the company struggles to expand.
Stride Learning hires American educators to teach remotely, either full-time or part-time. A range of roles are recruited for, but the average teacher salary is between $42-45k per annum, a degree and valid teaching license is required, the workload can be heavy, and you must be available on weekdays.
GoStudent provides online 1v1 tuition to school and university students in 30+ subjects across 22 countries. It pays English speakers $20/£13 per 50-minute session, offers bonuses, and requires only high school qualifications, though you must commit to 6 hours weekly availability and prepare your own materials.
Brainfuse offers tutoring and academic help in many subjects to American school and college students. Tutor pay depends on the subject (usually $12-17), and you must be a US resident with a degree and experience. Hours are flexible, but bookings are challenging, and many tutors feel unsupported.
Tutor Hunt is a well-established and rated UK teacher marketplace. No qualifications are required to join, though they are recommended to gain more exposure and interest from potential students. Tutors set their own pay rate, £15-35 being the recommended range, however, Tutor Hunt charges a commission fee of 20-25%.
Course Hero hires English-speaking tutors to answer student questions, paying around $3 per question. The application process is simple, with no teaching certification or experience required, the schedule is flexible, though question availability is a lottery, and some teachers have been terminated without pay.
Elevate K-12 provides virtual teaching to American school children by hiring experienced and certified teachers who have graduated from US universities. The pay is $22-50 depending on the subject, with an extra 20% paid admin time, materials are provided, though the hours are weekdays part-time (5-25 hours a week).
Superprof is a teacher marketplace offering online and in-person 1v1 tuition in over 1,000 subjects and 40+ countries. Requirements to join are minimal and the application process is simple, though there is a processing fee for platform payments and high competition for classes, with many more tutors than students.
Apprentus is a teacher marketplace that allows anyone to list their classes, with no formal requirements or application process. No commission is deducted from tutors, who decide their own pay rate, schedule, class length (between 30-120 minutes), lesson design and materials, and whether to teach online or in-person.
Iboux is an Irish-Brazilian education company hiring Native Speakers in English, French and Spanish to teach adults and children 1v1 or 1v2 in 30 or 60-minute classes. They pay $8-15 an hour, want teaching experience, either a teaching certificate or degree, and 20 hours availability a week (with 15 guaranteed).
Educastream is a French company providing virtual math and language lessons to children and adults. The 55-minute classes can be 1v1 or in groups of up to 6 students, the pay is between £9-£11 an hour, and Educastream tutors must be UK or US-based Native English Speakers with at least 1 year of teaching experience.
The Sunshine Method hires US-based tutors as academic mentors for vulnerable K-12 children. Tutoring sessions last 90-120mins, are online or in-home, with $15-$20 an hour pay. 2 years’ experience and a 6-month commitment is required, and while tutor satisfaction is high, bookings are not guaranteed.
BookNook hires experienced US tutors in reading and math for online groups of 1-4 children. Applications are simple with no live interview, degrees are nonessential, and pay is above average, though background checks are required for each state, and some complain about the platform, training, and communication.
Tutorful is a well-rated UK teacher marketplace that offers 1v1 and group classes for adults and children. No qualifications are required, though you must have 2 years of tutoring experience to apply. Most tutors charge £15-35 an hour, though Tutorful deducts 20-25% of this as a platform fee.
HiTutor is a Taiwanese company hiring Native and Non-Native speakers in multiple languages to teach adults and children 1v1 or 1v4 online. The pay is $2-12 depending on country, you must have a degree and 6 months experience, bookings fluctuate though the schedule is flexible, and the application is quick and simple.
TeachCast employs US residents to teach ESL online to international children and adults. You must have completed a diploma/2 years of college and a TEFL/TESOL/substitute certificate. Pay is $12-$14 an hour, with paid training, though you must commit to a fixed schedule of 25 hours across 5 days a week.
LingoAce is a Singaporean company hiring Native Speakers from select countries/states to teach children 1v1 and 1v6 online. Pay is between $14-$20, but you must have a degree, teaching certificate and 2 years’ experience, with only 2% of applicants successful, while booking rates are reportedly mixed.
Fluentbe is a Polish ESL company paying $8.50-$13/hour to teach children or adults 1v1 or 1v4 via Zoom. No qualifications are required, Non-Native English Speakers can apply, bonuses are available and bookings are stable, though you need 1 year’s experience, and must teach 2+ courses with classes lasting 25-90 minutes.
Brilliant Grades hires experienced UK and US graduates to tutor children 1v1 and 1v4 via Zoom. Payments are weekly, they offer $/£12-20 an hour, and existing tutors review them positively, though they only hire when needed, you must commit to 10 hours a week for 4 months, and some unpaid prep is required.
TutorMe Education hires Ivy League Graduates to provide online/in-person tutoring and test-prep for PreK-12 and college students in 230 subjects. Tutors set their own pay rate ($15 an hour is suggested), the application and interview is straightforward, though matched jobs must be pitched for with no guaranteed hours.
MyTutor hires students and recent graduates from 60 UK universities to tutor school pupils and undergraduates online in 1v1, 1v3 and 1v6 classes. The company is highly rated, payment is fortnightly, and pay is between £10-£24 an hour after 42% is deducted, prep time is unpaid, and there is competition for bookings.
Tutorgigs is an online tutoring company that partners with US schools to support K-12 students. The application is simple, no formal qualifications are required, but you must be able to work in the US and pay for a background check. Payment is $20 per hour, with tutorials lasting between 10-60 minutes.
Club Z! offers reputable in-home and online tutoring to children and adults across North America. Tutors must reside in the US or Canada, have completed a 4-year degree and possess 1 year of experience. Pay varies depending on location and age, hours are part-time and variable, and hiring is only done to meet demand.
Classover is an American company that hires US teachers to tutor online classes of 1-6 children across 20 courses. Starting pay is $15 an hour, qualifications are not required for non-academic subjects, but they only hire when needed, with just 5% of applicants being successful.
Wyzant is a teacher marketplace that hires US residents to tutor children and adults in 300+ subjects. Most charge $35-63 an hour, no formal qualifications or interview are required, payouts are prompt, and there is a lot of independence, however, a 25% commission is charged and bookings can take time and effort.
TutorMe is a US-based online tutoring company hiring university students/graduates to teach 300+ subjects. They are well reviewed, pay $16 an hour with weekly payments, and the application is simple with no interview or demo, though they only accept 4% of applicants, and lessons are often ‘first come, first served’.
All Right is a lesser-known company from Eastern Europe that hires C1 English speakers on $10-12 an hour to teach children 1v1 online. You must either have a degree or a teaching certificate and be able to commit to 15+ hours a week, though very few teacher reviews exist to reveal what it is like working there.
Savvy Reading is an online reading support program that pays US teachers $18 an hour (plus pay rises) to coach classes of 1-4 Pre-K to Grade 5 students. Hiring is competitive, you must have teaching credentials or an education degree, teaching experience, and be available during evening peak hours, Monday-Thursday.
Hoot Reading hires experienced teachers from North America on $18-20 an hour to provide online reading support 1v1 to Grade K-9 children. You must have a teaching license, B.Ed. degree or be in the 4th year of one, and be available for 12 hours a week, though low student demand restricts hiring and bookings.
HeyTutor hires US residents who have attended university to teach 250+ K-12, college and professional subjects. The application and interview is quick, teachers decide their schedule and rate, and payments are daily. There is more demand for in-person tutoring than online and bookings vary between subjects and seasons.
Cafetalk is a teacher marketplace where almost any subject can be offered to Japanese (mostly adult) students. You must be a Native speaker in the language of instruction with a degree. Classes are 1v1, you decide the length and price, though Cafetalk retains a 15-40% commission and gaining bookings can be challenging.
Cambly pays $10.20 per hour to teach adults, while Cambly Kids pays $12. Both hire Native English Speakers, with no degree, teaching certificate or experience needed. There is no interview, classes are 1v1 and can be canceled with 12 hours’ notice, however, it can take months to be approved and you must have PayPal.
italki is one of the largest teacher marketplaces, with 5 million adult and child students from 100+ countries. It hires Near-Native Speakers in 150+ languages with no qualifications, charging a flat 15% commission with 0% on trials. The application process is quick and easy, though there is competition for bookings.
Preply is a teacher marketplace delivering c.100 subjects online to adult and child students 1v1 or in groups. No specific qualifications are required, and the average pay range is $10-38.90 an hour. However, trial lessons are unpaid, commission rates start at 33%, and it takes effort to acquire students.
TutorABC provides 1v1 and group classes to adults and children in Taiwan and Japan. They hire Native and Non-Native Speakers with degrees and teaching certificates, the application and automated interview is quick, cancellations are flexible, but pay varies by nationality and low student ratings lead to termination.
US-based Varsity Tutors hires North American graduates to provide tutoring for school children, college students and professionals. Applications are quick. Most teachers receive $15 an hour, and while some subjects, groups and short-notice classes pay more, lessons are long and the company retains a high profit margin.
SplashLearn tutors Pre-K to 5th Grade Math and ELA. They hire Native Speakers who have delivered 200+ online classes and 1 year of Common Core teaching. No formal qualifications are required. The pay is $21 with bonuses, but you must commit to after-school hours 2+days a week, and hiring only occurs periodically.
Skooli hires Native and Non-Native Speaking graduates to tutor elementary-college level students 1v1 online. They pay CAD$25 per hour, with flexible schedules and no minimum hours, but bookings are hard to come by and there are financial penalties for lateness/cancellation.
Outschool is a teacher marketplace hiring residents of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England or Wales to teach children online. Teacher satisfaction is good, no formal qualifications are required, and almost any subject can be taught, though securing bookings for more generic courses can be challenging.
Littera Education tutors K-12 schoolchildren across the USA. Tutorials last between 20-60 minutes with 1-8 students, and they hire experienced US teachers on $15-20 per hour without a degree or teaching certificate following a simple interview, though lesson materials and booking rates are inconsistent.
Nil English is a Korean ESL company teaching adults and children 1v1 online and by phone. They hire North American Native-Speaking graduates. The starting pay is $7.50 per hour, with rises after 3 and 6 months. The application process is simple, but you must commit to 10 hours a week across 5 days.
AmazingTalker is an online teacher marketplace from Taiwan offering 104 language specialisms to students globally of all ages. The average pay is $15-28 an hour though varies widely, and they hire anyone fluent in English with experience. Bookings can be challenging, however, and there are hefty fees of up to 38%.
NovaStar Prep is a US company hiring American teachers with degrees to tutor Elementary to College-level students 1v1 online. They pay $25-35 per hour, with high teacher satisfaction, though hiring can be selective and most hours are after school.
Tutlo is a small, Polish ESL company delivering conversational 1v1 lessons with adult and child students. Classes are on-demand upon logging in, with no advanced booking schedule. A degree is not required, though they prefer Native Speakers for whom the pay is relatively low.
VivaLing recruits ‘Near-Native’ Speakers on $12-14 an hour to teach European adults and children 1v1 online. It hires multiple languages, has good teacher satisfaction, and a degree’s not essential, but you must have 2 years of experience, commit to 12 hours a week (over 4 days) and take 2+ weeks of unpaid training.
Bansho is an online tutoring company for North American students in grades K2-8. They hire teachers from the US and Canada with degrees and experience, offer $15-25 per session plus compensation for correspondence, though hours are part-time after school/weekends and they don’t provide teaching materials.
Kyna for Kids is a Vietnamese online ESL program offering flexible 1v1 and 1v4 classes with children. They pay Natives and some Non-Native Speakers $8-20 per hour with good booking rates, though you must have a teaching certificate and degree, learn multiple platforms, and pay 20% tax on your earnings.
Konnekt Kid recruits US, Canadian and UK teachers for online ESL lessons with young Russian students. TEFL/TESOL is needed for group classes, while private classes require a degree in Education or Psychology. As a small company that only hires when needed, it can take months to respond to applications, if at all.
Edukita is an Indonesia-based ESL company offering Native Speakers $18-20 per hour to teach children in large-group online classes. While no degree or teaching certificate is required, you must have 3 years of online ESL experience. There is no written feedback, but the schedule is fairly inflexible.
eTeacher Group is an Israeli tutoring company offering online 1v1 and group classes. They hire Native and Near-Native Speakers on $18 per hour, with no cancelation penalties or feedback, though they are highly selective, you must have 2 years experience teaching kids, teens AND adults and commit to 15 hours a week.
CleverKid is a new startup from Canada offering $26 per hour to teach 25-minute online classes 1v1 with children from non-China countries. There are no penalties or written feedback and leave is flexible, though there’s a waiting list, a fixed schedule of 10+ hours a week, and only Americans and Canadians can apply.
Egg School is a new online ESL company from South Korea. They pay Native Speakers with degrees $16-18 per hour to teach children 1v1. There are no minimum hours, the application process is simple with no interview, though booking rates are around 50%, and student cancelations are unpaid.
Clasing ELTS is a Spain-based ESL company providing audio English classes to mostly adults. They accept Native and Non-Native Speakers and don’t require a degree or teaching certificate, though shifts are fixed and not flexible, with 20 hours a week minimum, and the pay is low.
eHello (eHailuo) is a Chinese tutoring company that has been shutting down and withholding pay from its teachers since China changed its regulations. As there is no guarantee you will be paid, even if you can get hired there at this time, you should look elsewhere for teaching.
Online Kids Academy is a Turkish ESL school hiring Native Speakers and Filipinos to teach group and private child classes. The pay is relatively low for Natives, high for Filipinos, there’s little written feedback, decent bookings, and non-Asian hours complement other jobs, but communication and payments can take time.
BetaKid/BedaKid teaches children 1v1 and considers any teacher with a degree, TEFL certificate and teaching experience, though Native Speakers are paid more. Pay is still average, and whilst bookings are good, you must commit to a long-term fixed schedule of at least 10+ hours a week or risk penalties for any changes.
StarKid English offers great pay, guaranteed bookings, understanding support, a simple application process, and one-on-one classes with children between 4-12. Hiring can take weeks, it is selective of experienced, TEFL-certified graduates from North America or the UK, and you must commit to a consistent schedule.
Craving English is a small, Latin American ESL company with classes of 1-6 adult or child students. They hire Native Speakers with TEFL certification who must commit to 10+ CST hours a week, the pay is ok, but the time zone complements Asian teaching hours and they offer free Spanish lessons to teachers.
Protostar Education offers most Native Speakers good pay, long-term regular students, adaptive teaching materials, US holidays and no extreme penalties, though their interview process is selective, their schedule is limited, and you must have ‘brick and mortar’ classroom experience.
If you are a North American or UK teacher, Lime English offers attractive pay and opportunities to teach children in multiple subjects without TPR, though some applicants experience problems at interview stage, you must have a year of classroom teaching experience, and be able to commit to long-term slots.
Native Camp hires almost any adult with an internet computer and an intermediate level of English, and offers a flexible schedule teaching adults or children 1:1. The salary is low, however, and the company fails to support teachers against problematic students, inhibiting ratings, pay and long-term employment.
NeuABC is a US-based company teaching Chinese children 1:1. They offer fair and reliable pay twice a month, with no penalties, excellent teacher satisfaction and the freedom to be creative, though you must live in North America, commit to at least 4 hours a week, and the schedule is limited to 5.5 hours a day.
ABC360 accepts both Native and Non-Native Speakers and offers a high referral incentive, however, the pay is relatively low, which they have a history of cutting, and you must have a degree, teaching certificate and be willing to commit to 18+ hours a week.
Novakid hires Native and Non-Native Speakers to teach children one-on-one, and its Moscow timezone complements Asian jobs. The pay is average for many, and you must have a degree and 1 year of experience. It can take months to start teaching there, however, so it’s not a quick option.
Eigox accepts both Native and Non-Native Speakers and requires no formal qualifications, making them a reasonable option for new teachers. However, their low and slow booking rates restrict them to being a part-time option for many, while pay rates are relatively low, and teachers complain about cancelation penalties.
YiYiEnglish is open to all English speakers (with near-Native pronunciation) and promises a lot but fails to deliver on schedule flexibility and pay, with teachers reporting having to work when the company wants while not receiving the money they were expecting, making YiYiEnglish a risky option.
OiKID considers Native and Non-Native Speakers with neutral accents and Bachelor’s degrees. The application process is simple, they provide teaching materials and paid training, and don’t require TEFL/TESOL. Pay is less attractive for Native teachers, however, as is the lack of incentives and their transfer fees.
First Leap is new to online teaching, and they hire qualified and experienced Native English Speakers. They offer high booking rates of 80%+ and provide good-quality teaching materials (plus a sign-on incentive for now), however, the pay is average without bonuses and the hiring process is strict.
NiceKid are a reasonable option for experienced Non-Native Speakers without a degree, living in cheaper countries and looking for part-time work teaching young children. Their pay is less attractive for Native Speakers, and the inflexible and limited work schedule prevents one earning a full-time income here.
iBestTeacher demands few requirements from both Native and Non-Native Speakers, whilst offering multiple schools to teach Chinese children. Schedules are fixed for 6 months, while pay varies widely, however, iBestTeacher is a good option for many who lack qualifications, experience or have been rejected elsewhere.
UUabc offers Native Speakers reasonable pay after a short demo, but they must have up to two years of teaching experience, a Bachelor’s degree (and if no Education major, a TEFL/TESOL). There are question marks over booking rates, however, and teaching groups of 4 won’t suit everyone.
Dazao doesn’t have any qualification, nationality or minimum hours requirements, making them an easy entry point into online teaching, though their pay is amongst the lowest around. This impartial Dazao English review will help you to decide whether they’re worth your time.
31abc is a smaller Chinese company that provides regular, long-term students for TEFL/TESOL-qualified, experienced North American and UK graduates. The base pay (before bonuses) is mediocre, however, and they’ve cut it before. Read this impartial 31abc review to find out if you should still apply.
While little is publicly known about Classo, on the surface they offer attractive pay for both Native and Non-Native Speakers delivering 1-on-1 classes, whilst requiring only proficiency and teaching experience (no mandatory TEFL/TESOL or degree). This impartial Classo Review covers all available information.
Zebra English offers good pay, teacher satisfaction, and no minimum hours for North American teachers with degrees, TEFL/TESOL certificates and experience. You must be prepared to teach younger children and deliver up to 3 demo classes to get hired. Read this in-depth and impartial Zebra English review to find out how and whether it’s worth it.
While English Ninjas used to be a decent company, offering flexible schedules, mature students, and requiring no TEFL, their reputation has been tarnished by salary cuts and problems paying teachers on time. Read this in-depth and impartial English Ninjas review to find out whether you should still apply there.
Landi has a track record of decreasing teachers’ pay and bonuses mid-contract (but still offers more than some). Only four nationalities are accepted, though they’re a popular option for South Africans. Landi suits teachers who enjoy younger students and want fairly-stable bookings (after probation).
While Hellokid don’t require a Bachelor’s degree and their advertised pay rate looks promising, the reality is less appealing, especially when one considers the penalties and restrictive clauses in their contracts. Make sure you read this in-depth and impartial Hellokid review before you apply.
COREnglish has a low barrier to entry, with no mandatory qualifications to apply and all English speakers considered. However, they are limited by the inconsistent pay and treatment given to teachers by their client schools. This in-depth and impartial COREnglish review will help you decide whether to apply.
Open English offers individual and group adult or child classes for experienced Native teachers. A degree is not essential, slots can be swapped without penalty, and Latin American hours can complement or provide an alternative to China. However, the pay is not the highest, and the hiring process can take time.
Engoo has no academic qualification requirements, they provide both child and adult students, flexible teaching with no minimum peak hours, and some incentive schemes, though the basic pay is towards the lower end of the market. This in-depth and impartial Engoo review will help you decide whether to apply.
Whales English offer good (if diminishing) rates of pay, bonuses, and long-term contracts for most Native Speakers, however, their hiring requirements are somewhat exclusionary and some work is unpaid (e.g. feedback and grading). Read this in-depth, impartial Whales English review to find out whether they’re a good online teaching fit.
Acadsoc is geared more towards newer teachers starting out. If that is you, then they offer an opportunity to become TESOL qualified (for free) and gain valuable experience, though many teachers don’t appear to stick around long-term. To find out why, continue reading…
Though their rate of pay is poor, Skyeng’s teacher satisfaction is generally high, their barriers to entry are low, and they also provide an opportunity to teach adult students. This in-depth, impartial Skyeng review will take you through Skyeng’s pay, hours, application process and teachers’ experiences… (Read the full review for tips on getting hired!)