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HELP: What ll b a good pay for exp mechanical engineer in he

Postby abcgyan210 » Thu, 31 May 2012 2:59 pm

Guys Pl help me
I am a mech engineer with almost 7 yrs exp in petrochemicals. I have been offered a 7000 per month SD job. Is this salary good enough for a decent living in singapore if i want to have a wife living in 2 bhk and if possible to have my parents with me from India.

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Postby beppi » Thu, 31 May 2012 4:42 pm

Indians are usually paid much less than that.
(Please note: I do not second racism, just point out that it is the reality.)
You will have problems getting visa for your parents.

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thanks Beppi

Postby abcgyan210 » Thu, 31 May 2012 4:47 pm

I m getting the stuff as mentioned but tell me whther thats enough to lead a descent life there? Or sld i negotiate and get somthing more?

Visa for parents is a good point that you informed me about. i ll enquire more.. Thanks

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Postby beppi » Thu, 31 May 2012 5:02 pm

What is a decent life?
One man's dream is another man's nightmare.
Some people are happy living in a construction container (so they can save and send more money home), others whine unless they have a big car and house with garden (both impossible on that salary).
Thus your question can only be answered by yourself.

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Postby abcgyan210 » Thu, 31 May 2012 5:10 pm

As i mentioned earlier to be able to live in a 2 bhk with clean living conditions and having comfort of required resources like AC TV and a descent kitchen a washing machine internet and occasional eating out...

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Postby beppi » Thu, 31 May 2012 5:16 pm

I suggest you read other discussions on this forum or elsewhere on the Internet to get an idea of the price level in Singapore.
Then you can answer it yourself.
There is no shortcut to this!

A two bedroom place costs S$2000-S$8000/month. Eating at home is more expensive than simple food outside (hawker centre - in my opinion the best invention Singapore ever made).

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 31 May 2012 5:24 pm

I can only second beppi's opinion.

It is very hard for us to answer and there is wealth of discussions here. Use the search function on top right. Try using 'cost of living' as keyword.

I have posted breakdowns of salary into different aspects of living few times here before and it is not easy. Maybe you should refer there first and then come back here if you have specific questions not answered before.

On your parent's visa, getting a DP for your wife already may have slight challenges, let alone your parents.

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Postby abcgyan210 » Thu, 31 May 2012 5:26 pm

Thanks for the information given by you two. will search more


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