Academia Cotopaxi

Compensation and Benefits

We have a long term strategy regarding Compensation and Benefits, our strategy can be summarized as:




We attract and retain the best professionals and we are proud to be the employer of choice for most of the international professionals who we interview. Our salary scale has been developed considering education, professional development and experience thereby ensuring high standards of teaching.
Our compensation package includes an annual compensation which is reviewed according regional trends, and extensive benefits above market. Our salary ranges for 2016-2017 start at USD 26,117 up to USD 56,010. If you want to know more about our salary policy, please click here. The benefits include:

  • Housing allowance
  • Settling in allowance
  • Shipping allowance to/from home of record
  • Matching retirement savings fund up to 5% of annual salary (first year); 8.33% (second year)
  • International medical insurance coverage including dependents
  • Fully funded life insurance coverage
  • Interest free car loan (upon approval)
  • Annual summer travel allowance for faculty & dependents
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Education scholarship for up to 2 accompanying children
  • Comprehensive leave policy (personal, medical, bereavement, maternity, paternity, recruitment)
  • Bonuses (holiday, lunch, end of contract)
  • Staff bus transportation options
  • Transportation from and to home of record
  • International renewal contract
  • Longevity bonus


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