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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 17 Jan 2012 9:06 am

arpit_316 wrote:Want should be avg salary for IT Sales (Software sales) guy in Singapore with 4 years in exp. the company revenue is S$ 100 Million.
i have a interview lines up tomorrow in mumbai.



Did you really mean it when you put it like that ?? :D

Well, sales works on performance, and apart from a basic, you may entitled to 'generous' commission ..

So, no, cannot help ..

Oh, 100 million doesn't mean it is a big employer: I know a SME component supplier who rolls over more than that, from his teeny-meeny shop in Sim Lim :)

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Postby nutnut » Tue, 17 Jan 2012 9:53 am

Agreed, Turnover is not indicative of anything, if they buy and sell sports cars and only make 0.001% then it's small, if they make 5% then it's bigger right?
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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 17 Jan 2012 10:17 am

nutnut wrote:Agreed, Turnover is not indicative of anything, if they buy and sell sports cars and only make 0.001% then it's small, if they make 5% then it's bigger right?


I didn't quite get it, but that sounds just about right :D :D

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Postby arpit_316 » Tue, 17 Jan 2012 11:21 pm

ya the company is small, but i also have no idea on salary structure in Singapore, interview got postponed tomorrow morning, lets see what happens. i just wanted know approx estimate for salary for 2 (ie with my wife)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 18 Jan 2012 3:43 am

Salary for two? Are they hiring your wife as well?

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Postby arpit_316 » Wed, 18 Jan 2012 5:28 pm

no, only me !

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Postby kindred » Sun, 05 Feb 2012 2:31 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Here's a start. Going through this particular thread has a lot of resources listed. Granted it's long but there's nuggets amongst the chaff here......

http://content.yudu.com/A1qzb3/WaltersS ... urvey.html


I'm sending this to my boss! :)

This is the only report where I've seen System Administrators listed as $80k-$120k (5-8yrs exp)

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Postby skkamandy » Mon, 06 Feb 2012 11:21 pm

Over 15 years of IT working experience and 8 years in project management + PMP + Oracle + Java Cert. + CFA Pending Charter +MNC stakeholders management.

To me, it is already too much for a banking IT job with 8K. I wonder if they are "reserved" for local ppl only.
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Postby combatt » Sat, 25 Feb 2012 10:57 am

Hai everyone !

what is the basic salary for research assistant in NUS or NTU? Could anyone please help me !
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Postby ganeshiyerv » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 1:11 pm

hey guys;
I am being offered S$5000 per month. Am married and plan to rent out a HDB accommodation. According to you is 5k enough in Singapore with a bit of savings? I currently operate on a 40-60 ratio of savings to consumption in India. What is it like in Singapore?

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 1:21 pm

combatt wrote:Hai everyone !

what is the basic salary for research assistant in NUS or NTU? Could anyone please help me !


Very vague. All depends on your qualifications, grant value provided to the team you will be working with, value of your specific field, local/foreigner status, whether you are also doing post-grad at the same time...

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Postby nutnut » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 1:25 pm

ganeshiyerv wrote:hey guys;
I am being offered S$5000 per month. Am married and plan to rent out a HDB accommodation. According to you is 5k enough in Singapore with a bit of savings? I currently operate on a 40-60 ratio of savings to consumption in India. What is it like in Singapore?


You can live for that, likewise, you can struggle to live for that!

It's very difficult to say, depends on your expectations of food/transport/lifestyle etc, it's unlikely you will be able to save 40-60% of that though. There are tons of threads asking this kind of question on the forum, search for "cost of living" or something similar.
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Postby the lynx » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 1:30 pm

ganeshiyerv wrote:hey guys;
I am being offered S$5000 per month. Am married and plan to rent out a HDB accommodation. According to you is 5k enough in Singapore with a bit of savings? I currently operate on a 40-60 ratio of savings to consumption in India. What is it like in Singapore?


Use the search function above for threads discussing cost of living. It has been discussed quite extensively in the forum. And it is subjective, depending on every individual so there's no one-size-fits-all answer.

Your 40-60 ratio mentioned still won't be able to help to gauge your would-be living cost here in Singapore. Very subjective to how you already live in India to begin with, and subsequently, how are you going to live in Singapore.

1. Determine where do you wanna stay first. Which area? Very important factor.
2. Determine whether you are open to food or still wanna stick to purely Indian food. Cook, dine out or takeaway?
3. Determine if you wanna have own car or take public transport. Another major factor.
4. Determine if you wanna have fun, go out and have regular form of entertainment.

Get these info and then check against the threads in search result. Then come back with detailed questions which you have unanswered.

In my personal perspective (See? Told you it is subjective), SGD5000 is good (for me) :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 1:59 pm

If you are a vegan and don't want private transport and are a non-drinker then yes you can do it in Singapore and possibly save 20-25%. That is assuming you can find HDB under 2K/mo. If you really want to save, share an HDB. Try to find an HDB renting out a Master BR (attached private bathroom) for a year or two till you get established.

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 2:02 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:If you are a vegan and don't want private transport and are a non-drinker then yes you can do it in Singapore and possibly save 20-25%. That is assuming you can find HDB under 2K/mo. If you really want to save, share an HDB. Try to find an HDB renting out a Master BR (attached private bathroom) for a year or two till you get established.


Not if he is on strictly Indian vegetarian diet... That will take away a lot of food options (and goodbye to savings too).


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