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What's a good Salary in Malaysia?

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Postby Taylor » Thu Jun 03, 2004 7:26 am

I've just been offered two English teaching jobs, one in Johor Bahru and the other in Kuala Lumpur. The salary both have offered me is RM2,200 per month. I'm qualified but with no previous experience. I have no idea what the cost of living is like in Malaysia nor what salary to expect. Would someone please let me know if this is a reasonable amount and whether I can live off it?

Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks, Taylor
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Postby Mat Bangi » Thu Jun 03, 2004 12:58 pm

Hi Taylor,

I personally don't think RM2,200.00/months is enough for an expat to survive in big cities like KL or JB. It might be quite OK if your posting is in the rural areas where the cost of living is very low...but I doubt you can survive out there.
For a single expat to live in KL or JB, RM4,000/month will be a more realistic figure.

Anyway, good luck to you.
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Postby cool man » Tue Apr 10, 2007 8:07 pm

Edited by Patrice: And now we get political spamming. Three very lengthy posts in 3 minutes, replying to 3 yo threads :shock: :lol:
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Re: What's a good Salary in Malaysia?

Postby Shackks » Wed Apr 11, 2007 9:52 am

Taylor wrote:I've just been offered two English teaching jobs, one in Johor Bahru and the other in Kuala Lumpur. The salary both have offered me is RM2,200 per month. I'm qualified but with no previous experience. I have no idea what the cost of living is like in Malaysia nor what salary to expect. Would someone please let me know if this is a reasonable amount and whether I can live off it?

Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks, Taylor

where is your school in JB?

Living Cost in JB are estimated as below:
Accomodation (Rent) = RM600 (normal terrace house in near town housing estate)
Transportation = RM250-300 (calculated with an average of RM7 per trip on a cab)
Meals = RM450 - RM500 (calculated with an average of RM15 per day)

Above are those which does takes a big chunk of ur salary. set aside abt RM200-250 for others petty expenses and another RM300 for some basic entertainment.

cheers.
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Re: What's a good Salary in Malaysia?

Postby Patrice » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:37 am

Shackks wrote:
Taylor wrote:I've just been offered two English teaching jobs, one in Johor Bahru and the other in Kuala Lumpur. The salary both have offered me is RM2,200 per month. I'm qualified but with no previous experience. I have no idea what the cost of living is like in Malaysia nor what salary to expect. Would someone please let me know if this is a reasonable amount and whether I can live off it?

Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks, Taylor

where is your school in JB?

Living Cost in JB are estimated as below:
Accomodation (Rent) = RM600 (normal terrace house in near town housing estate)
Transportation = RM250-300 (calculated with an average of RM7 per trip on a cab)
Meals = RM450 - RM500 (calculated with an average of RM15 per day)

Above are those which does takes a big chunk of ur salary. set aside abt RM200-250 for others petty expenses and another RM300 for some basic entertainment.

cheers.


Shackks, you just replied to a 3 yo post :)
I am not quite sure you will get a reply :wink:
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Postby Shackks » Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:47 pm

:lol: i didn't noticed the date the thread was created. thanx for that...
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Postby Nellie » Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:51 pm

Why would someone wanna dig up a 3 year posting and answer it :?: :shock:
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Postby Eagle » Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:05 pm

Nellie wrote:Why would someone wanna dig up a 3 year posting and answer it :?: :shock:

It was dragged up by some other poster but got edited for ... what was it? political spamming?? :roll:

I wouldn't look at the date either - I normally just glance thru "recent topics" and answer briefly.
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Postby fabo_italia » Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:23 pm

the good salary depends largely on your home country
and from which place you came from :lol:

2k is good middle average income in JB , and maybe it gives you the
ability to hunt for the job offers in the neibour rich singapore
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Postby Shackks » Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:24 pm

Nellie wrote:Why would someone wanna dig up a 3 year posting and answer it :?: :shock:

not me... but some does it for fun.
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