The Bohai Economic Rim is an area designated as key to China's development by the Chinese government and includes the capital, Beijing and nearby cities, Tianjin and Tangshan.
The area, important because of Beijing, also encompasses the potential of nearby cities which are equally as important to the development of China. This area, like the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta are the three major areas of the country marked as the most important areas and have received additional investment both from the government and international companies.
Major cities in the Bohai Economic Rim
The Bohai Economic Rim spans across tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3 cities so the salaries should follow this pattern:
Tier 1 Cities: Beijing, Tianjin
10,000-20,000RMB /month (Depending on hours, students and location)
Tier 2 Cities: Dalian, Qingdao
Tier 3 Cities: Anshan, Panjin
Salary guides vary on hours and type, if your not teaching you can add roughly 5,000RMB to these salaries. Usually Tier 2 - Tier 3 cities offer accommodation as part of the package.
Requirements to work in the Bohai Economic Rim
As a Teacher:
* BA Degree holders or Higher
* 2 years Post-Graduate work experience (needs a letter of reference if you've recently graduated)
* UK, USA, Canadian, New Zealand, Australian and sometimes South African passport holders can be accepted
* 120 Hour TEFL Certificate or Higher
Working in the Bohai Economic Rim on a tourist/business visa is not recommended. If you do not have a BA Degree and/or are not a native speaker you should try the Pearl River Delta or smaller tier 3 cities near bordering countries.
As a Consulant:
* 2 years Post-Graduate related work experience