「我記得小時候去某美語補習班補英文的時候,班上除了一位美國老師之外,還搭了一位台灣的助教老師。她的工作就是幫美國老師翻譯跟處理一些雜事,但當時我年紀小,所以也沒有去想過台灣老師跟美國老師的薪水會不會有落差;現在長大了,這個疑問開始出現了,所以這次『不要鬧工作室』特別採訪了兩位外國朋友來聊聊這個現象。」-Johnny

1.美國阿龍(匿名)

So I work as an English teacher here in Taiwan.
我在台灣當補習班英文老師

And us foreigners have co-teachers in our class that are local Taiwanese.
我們這些外籍老師班上都會搭配台灣老師

Who help, in the classroom, with discipline.
在課堂上他們要幫我管小孩

With lots of other extra curriculum things that don’t happen in the classroom and they work much much harder than I do for my job.
還要幫忙做一大堆課堂外的工作,基本上工作量都比我多太多

為何外籍英文老師口音重、沒教學經驗,薪水卻比台籍老師高?老外:只因為...

And I found out that they get paid 3 times as less as I do.
然後我發現他們薪水竟是我的1/3

為何外籍英文老師口音重、沒教學經驗,薪水卻比台籍老師高?老外:只因為...

It really shocked me on how little they get paid.
他們的低薪真的讓我很吃驚

Because it is not too much over minimum wage here in Taiwan.
因為他們薪資只比台灣最低薪資還要高一點點

2.歐洲小惠(匿名)

So I have a Russian friend and she was offered a job at a cram school.
我有個俄羅斯朋友,她被一家補習班請去教課

為何外籍英文老師口音重、沒教學經驗,薪水卻比台籍老師高?老外:只因為...

Me and my other foreign friends; we knew that her English isn’t good at all her pronunciation and strong accent makes it even impossible for us to understand her sometimes.
我和我朋友都知道她英文不是很好,她的發音問題和超重口音連我們都聽不懂

But still she got the job at cram school, and I don’t mean to insult anyone.
但還是有補習班要請她去教課,我這麼說不是要污辱任何人

But there are different people working there, and some Taiwanese may not realize who they are hiring.
很多來自不同地方的外國人都在教英文,但一些台灣人可能不知道他們請到誰

為何外籍英文老師口音重、沒教學經驗,薪水卻比台籍老師高?老外:只因為...

And they may not be able to check the person’s ability to speak. Moreover, to teach other people.
業者可能也不懂或不管他們到底會不會教學