Ski Instructor Jobs In Austria
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Ski instructor jobs in Austria are increasingly popular due to the combination of well looked after slopes and traditional rustic charm the small country has to offer.
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Austria maintains an advantage to other skiing locations due to nearly all destinations having modern snow cannons and the local expertise available to ensure a longer and more consistent season, meaning there are more hours available to work (which equates to more money to earn!) as well as more time on the slopes to hone your skills!
Ski instructor jobs in Austria pay around $15 per hour for Level 1 instructors, and around $20 per hour for more experienced teachers – however, this lower wage (in comparison to other countries) is counteracted by the low cost of living, and tips from happy clients can be generous! Instructors may also find they receive discounted prices when eating or drinking out – and if you bring enough clients in you may be lucky and get your meal on the house!
Home to a massive choice of ski areas, Austria offers something for everyone, as you will find that there are plenty of options to choose from to fulfill your priorities in terms of area size, apres-ski preference and terrain. Ski instructor jobs in Austria can be found in larger and more internationally-known destinations like St. Anton and Kaprun, or to get a greater experience of the culture and local life smaller options such as Flachau and Wagrain are perfect.
To bag ski instructor jobs in Austria you are required to be patient and encouraging, as you will be teaching people with different levels of experience, so when applying make sure you show how friendly and approachable you are! Being enthusiastic and motivated means you will flourish in this rewarding role, as you see your students’ progression whilst also gaining confidence in your own instructing ability…and of course, we can’t reiterate enough the obvious benefit of the large amount of time ski instructor jobs allow you to have on the slopes. With a ski season starting in October, but picking up speed in early December and lasting until late March, it is best to start applying around June/August time.
With ski instructor jobs in Austria it is likely you will earn more than you spend due to the low cost of living, which cannot be said for many other ski destinations! And since it is likely you are going primarily to enjoy time on the slopes and the electric atmosphere Austrian resorts have to offer, we cannot see you being left disappointed…what’s more, a high rate of returning staff at many resorts means you will get to see your friends and practice your jumps again the following year!