What guide sets salary standards for foreign teacher or expert?

    Following are the guides as stated by the Chinese government:
    *Category 1: RMB 2,200 ?C 3,300 ?C teachers having a bachelor's degree and over two years of work experience, or middle school teachers with over three years of teaching experience.
    *Category 2: RMB 3,300 ?C 4,600 ?C assistant professors or lecturers of institutions of higher education, or middle school teachers with over five years of teaching experience, and professionals with corresponding titles and business levels.
    *Category 3: RMB 4,600 ?C 6,000 ?C professors, associate professors of institutions of higher education, senior lecturers of the Commonwealth countries, and professionals with corresponding titles and business levels. 
    *Crucial talents badly needed in China and difficult to recruit may be employed with high salary.
    NOTE: There are the established guidelines and allow room for negotiation. In reality, many schools will offer higher salaries to entice the foreign teacher. However, a higher salary from a school often means more contracted teaching hours or other specified duties.