A few years most jobs in South Korea paid between 30 or 40 an hour. These days with Epik, they're putting a cap on the salaries of English Teachers. Recruiters are also driving down the prices, and with the economy people are working for chump change. You deserve to earn more working far away from your home on the other side of the world and don't let people take advantage of you. Let's get the starting rate back at a standard 2.5 million plus housing as the base and have people not take anything less.