This page details the varying salary you will receive on a month by month basis if you are employed with Interac Co Ltd as an ALT teaching English in Japan.

Interac Salary

Interac pays it's ALT's a monthly salary based on the days worked out of the possible working days for each month. Interac pays a reduced salary for the months of April, August, December and March. Note that the school year in Japan starts in April. Full salary is paid for the remaining months, assuming you attend work each day, are not late and there are no complaints from the schools.

Payment period for Interac

Interac salary payments are made at the end of the month for the preceding months work. This is important to note for ALT's coming for their first year working in Japan as an ALT because that means it takes 2 months before you see your first pay check.

Reiteration: You start work in April but you won't receive a salary until the end of May (May 31st). Be sure you bring enough cash with you to survive the first two months living and setting up in Japan.

See the cost of setting up an apartment in Japan
and how much money do I need to come to Japan as an ALT

Interac Payment Schedule

The following payment schedule is based on a base Interac salary of ¥230,000 per month.

DateCash receivedSalary relates to month workedNotes
April 30th - n/a No salary received in this month for new ALT's
May 31st About ¥145,000* less tax and other April *This assumes your contract starts on the 10th April.
If you start later then your salary will be prorated accordingly.
June 30th About ¥230,000 less tax and other May Full salary
July About ¥230,000 less tax and other June Full salary
August About ¥230,000 less tax and other July Full salary
September About ¥115,000* less tax and other August *Salary is prorate based on a percentage stipulated in your contract because of summer vacation.
October About ¥230,000 less tax and other September Full salary
November About ¥230,000 less tax and other October Full salary
December About ¥230,000 less tax and other November Full salary
January About ¥167,500* less tax and other December *Salary is prorate based on a percentage stipulated in your contract because of winter vacation.
February About ¥230,000 less tax and other January Full salary
March About ¥230,000 less tax and other February Full salary
April About ¥175,000* less tax and other March *This assumes your contract ends on the 24th March.
If your contract end date differs then your salary will be prorated accordingly.
If you have heard about contract completion bonuses, note that these are no longer paid.
Also be aware that if you are leaving then there may be some extra deductions from your salary to cover leaving expenses.

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