Chung Yin-tang graduated from the Anglo-Chinese College, Fuzhou (Foochow) in 1903.
Mr. Chung taught in the Tianjin (Tientsin) Anglo-Chinese College in 1905. He served as a secretary to the Musso law firm in Shanghai in 1906. He also was a secetary to Timothy Richard and translater of books in the Christian Literature Society, Shanghai in 1907-1913.
Then he joined the Chinese Government salt revenue service as chief secretary of the Yunnan dirtrict inspectorate since 1914. Later Chung Yin-tang was promoted assistant district inspector of Mohei Ching District, Yunnan, 1915-1919. From 1925 to 1929 Mr. Chung transferred to the Yeh-hsieh assistant district inspectorate, Songjiang (Sungchiang) district, and transferred to the Fenglu assistant district inspectorate, Tangku Changlu district, since 1929.