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Planning to move to Singapore

Post by Katemargaret » Mon, 01 Oct 2007 9:02 pm

Hi !!!

I have been recently offered a job with a great /well known company in singapore

Im an IT Manager here earning about 50000 indian rupees per month and the offer made by my new singapore based company is 5000$(singapore dollars per month

what i wud like to know is - would that be enough for me to live in singapore with my family -since we live here quiet lavishly shud i negotiate for more money since i have heard that singapores cost of living is very high

is 5000$ usual for a manager to earn in singapore

hope i get a reply on this since im dying to know -hoping i make the right desicion to move

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Post by guest0609 » Mon, 08 Oct 2007 2:31 pm

ya, that is the amt most managers r getting here

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Post by newbrit » Mon, 08 Oct 2007 8:24 pm

You should browse this and the other forums - if you are used to living lavishly and yours will be the only income then you should do your homework. If you try to get a place in a condo here then the rent alone will probably take up a very big percentage of your income...

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Post by vincePang » Tue, 09 Oct 2007 9:04 pm

you should request for much more. dont forget your family's expenses as well. 5k is not alot nowadays.

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