Cost of Living & Salary Negotiation

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    Cost of Living & Salary Negotiation

    Hi, I wld like to ask if there is any website or resource that provides a guide on the monthly/annual salary of various jobs?

    Also, would a single person be able to survive, on a modest living, with a monthly salary of HK$14,000, including rental for a one-room apartment (around the range of HK$5,000)?

    Other than this monthly salary, any other components that I shld raise during salary negotiation? Thanks.


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    For the salary indices go here (PDF format)


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    Assuming modest lifestyle, 14K should be good enough..


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    Hi,
    DO you know if such things are also available for Macao (salary index)? If yes, I would be very interested to have that info,

    Thanks a lot,
    Mat


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    Hi, thanks everyone out there.

    Checked the rent in HK, seems very expensive compared to where I come from (Singapore)


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    For the same $ amount you will get more space in Singapore, but that's why it's like comparing apples and oranges.


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    But then you save on taxes and fines when you move to Hong Kong from Singapore


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    But then you save on taxes and fines when you move to Hong Kong from Singapore
    Hi Shri, leaving fines aside (I'm a law-abidding citizen ), what kind of taxes can I save then?

    In Singapore, I've paid about S$450 personal taxes per annum, which estimated around HK$2,025. Well, in HK$, doesn't seems much savings per annum.

    Is apartment sharing common?

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    I only want experiences that can not hold a price tag.


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