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minimum wage in singapore

Postby maurice_davola » Mon, 10 Jan 2011 11:28 pm



What's the minimum wage for a Cook / Chef in Singapore?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:03 am

There is no minimum wage here. I know some who only make 1600/mo

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:08 am

maurice_davola wrote:
What's the minimum wage for a Cook / Chef in Singapore?


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Re: minimum wage in singapore

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 2:55 pm

nakatago wrote:
maurice_davola wrote:
What's the minimum wage for a Cook / Chef in Singapore?


my response from the other thread applies here:


Was going to answer and then saw your reply :D Matter of fact, there are those who are working for just food and accomodation and 600 $ salary - though MOM is made to believe they make 1,800 $ - go figure ..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 4:43 pm

^^^^

You know about them as well, huh? I have a nephew who is a local and is a cook/chef at a restaurant in the Botanic Gardens. Got some stories.

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Re: minimum wage in singapore

Postby nakatago » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 4:55 pm

ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:
maurice_davola wrote:
What's the minimum wage for a Cook / Chef in Singapore?


my response from the other thread applies here:


Was going to answer and then saw your reply :D Matter of fact, there are those who are working for just food and accomodation and 600 $ salary - though MOM is made to believe they make 1,800 $ - go figure ..


It's just so easy to prosper when you're exploiting other people. It's one of the fastest ways to be rich!

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Postby jackdi » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 5:43 pm

maurice_davola wrote:
What's the minimum wage for a Cook / Chef in Singapore?


Yup... got no minimum wage here.
But i know somebody who is paid S$1.2k monthly.
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Postby maurice_davola » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:38 am

Thank you all. More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:45 am

maurice_davola wrote:Thank you all. More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o


YMMV but from what I gather, it's possible and there's very little room for error. You'll need to search for the monthly expenses threads already present here.

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Postby maurice_davola » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:03 am

Ayt, thanks a lot. :D

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:12 am

maurice_davola wrote:Thank you all. More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o


This maybe a miracle, but, beyond belief, many people make do make do with that, and many more earn almost 20 times that and still find they are 'short'

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Postby jackdi » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:19 am

maurice_davola wrote:... More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o


Standard of living actually depends upon the person himself.

For me, S$1.8k a month is a lot.
I only spend S$1k a month including common vices. :D
S$800 i would be sending back to my family abroad.

To others, S$1.8k might just be a break-even.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:58 am

maurice_davola wrote:Thank you all. More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o


This is a very poor salary. You won't be able to afford anything but the cheapest apartment, probably shared, only public transportation... I doubt you could afford even a motorcycle. You won't be able to do much in the way of entertainment, and your food choices will be more limited.

I know people live on this amount, and, they must live very frugally.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:07 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
maurice_davola wrote:Thank you all. More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o


This is a very poor salary. You won't be able to afford anything but the cheapest apartment, probably shared, only public transportation... I doubt you could afford even a motorcycle. You won't be able to do much in the way of entertainment, and your food choices will be more limited.

I know people live on this amount, and, they must live very frugally.


If I may butt in - of all things - why a motorcycle ?? :D :D

Well, you should check the average salary of nurses here, for example .. and all of them make do with what they get, and with shared accomodation, they are not living like paupers .. :D

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:30 pm

ecureilx wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:
maurice_davola wrote:Thank you all. More or less I have an idea now. :lol: Given that you earn around 1, 800 $ a month...is that enough to cover the standards of living in Singapore? :o


This is a very poor salary. You won't be able to afford anything but the cheapest apartment, probably shared, only public transportation... I doubt you could afford even a motorcycle. You won't be able to do much in the way of entertainment, and your food choices will be more limited.

I know people live on this amount, and, they must live very frugally.


If I may butt in - of all things - why a motorcycle ?? :D :D

Well, you should check the average salary of nurses here, for example .. and all of them make do with what they get, and with shared accomodation, they are not living like paupers .. :D


Because a car is completely out of range. And the salary is poor. Good IT people with 6 to 7 years experience make $6000 to $8000 per month. Really good project managers make $20,000 per month. You won't be living in a nice condo at $1800 per month. Fact.


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