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Is S$14000, good enough ?

Postby ronrox1972 » Wed, 22 Dec 2004 10:35 pm

Hi, I am relocating from London to Singapore sometime next year , I have been offered a total package of S$ 14K / month exclusive of Bonuses , is that a good salary for Singapore ?
Also taking into consideration that I have around 9 years of Work Ex.

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Postby Guest » Thu, 23 Dec 2004 9:28 am

yes it appears to be very good, it also depends on your job!

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Postby Shadou » Sun, 26 Dec 2004 6:25 pm

May I ask what industry your in? Perhaps your a CEO, President or MD of a company?

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Postby thundersun » Sun, 26 Dec 2004 6:44 pm

Yeh i am actually very curious ,,,, what kind of job can command such pay?

pilot ,,,professor ,,,, what else?

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Postby ronrox1972 » Sun, 26 Dec 2004 6:57 pm

I work for a bank in London & wish I was the CEO :) but I am not...I am a Senior Manager with the bank

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Postby seasider » Sun, 26 Dec 2004 7:22 pm

Perhaps you should be more cautious with what personal info you post on here, ron! Bearing in mind at least one other thread you are posting on. :D

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Postby What? » Sun, 26 Dec 2004 11:19 pm

You say your a senior manager and your getting a salary of $14k per month? I find that very hard to believe! No one that I know of that works here in a senior management role gets anything close to that. Maybe your just a lucky one? Must be nice!

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Postby Savage » Mon, 27 Dec 2004 12:53 am

What? wrote:You say your a senior manager and your getting a salary of $14k per month? I find that very hard to believe! No one that I know of that works here in a senior management role gets anything close to that. Maybe your just a lucky one? Must be nice!


Why do you find it hard to believe? A local Bachelor's degree holder can get an entry-level job in asset management for S$8.5k p.m., so S$14k is not unreasonable for someone with 9 years experience.

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Postby seasider » Mon, 27 Dec 2004 1:04 am

Actually that's a pretty average to low salary for a senior expat. (I'm not saying it's a bad one, just stating a fact.)

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Postby ronrox1972 » Tue, 28 Dec 2004 8:44 pm

It was seeming a bit low to me as well, but anyhow as long as it is comfortable , i guess its ok

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Postby Linx » Wed, 29 Dec 2004 1:40 pm

Does the package includes accommodation and travelling expenses. If not, then its ok. If you have to pay for accommodation and travelling expenses, then $14K is so so only....

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Postby seasider » Wed, 29 Dec 2004 1:44 pm

Think ron said "total package" but it's fine - especially for a single person which I am assuming he is. Don't blow it all on booze and women, negotiate a sensible rent, and you should be able to save some. (Actually I am just assuming he is a he too, from other threads.)

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Postby sad » Thu, 30 Dec 2004 12:20 am

I can't believe that someone would say that if his "package" at $14K per MONTH does not include housing than it's a so-so deal?? My God, I would be more than happy, elated really, to make that kind of salary! I live on less than a $4K per month salary (yes, as an expat), I have a great education, and many years of work experience and I do just fine with that salary. I manage to save a bit, have a nice condo in the east, take two or three trips overseas per year and I eat out constantly! So making $14K you should be living high on the hog! Have fun!

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Postby adrianlee » Wed, 05 Jan 2005 9:35 am

I think S$14k is bloody marvellous..expat or not! I've been looking for a senior accounting role in Spore for a while and theyre only offering S$4500 - $5500 max (no benefits included) with an MNC.

You'll have a ball on your salary!

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Postby erikdean » Wed, 05 Jan 2005 1:04 pm

"Yeh i am actually very curious ,,,, what kind of job can command such pay?

pilot ,,,professor ,,,, what else?"


There are far to many jobs to list which command such pay and more. A pilot or a professor would not be anywere near the top of this list.

Erik


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