Cost of Living in Dubai

Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 69.99
Rent Index: 76.48
Groceries Index: 58.78
Restaurants Index: 64.42
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 73.07
Local Purchasing Power: 126.79
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED 20.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED 100.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 AED 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 AED 29.00-45.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 40.00 AED 33.00-45.00
Cappuccino (regular) 16.42 AED 12.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.74 AED 1.50-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.20 AED 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.24 AED 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.18 AED 2.72-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.10 AED 2.72-5.44
Eggs (12) 10.78 AED 8.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.86 AED 9.07-19.05
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.94 AED 8.16-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.57 AED 13.61-22.68
Apples (1 lb) 4.09 AED 3.18-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 3.17 AED 2.72-3.67
Oranges (1 lb) 3.71 AED 2.27-5.44
Tomato (1 lb) 3.11 AED 2.27-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 2.21 AED 1.36-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 1.95 AED 1.36-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 7.12 AED 4.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 AED 1.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 72.50 AED 50.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 29.65 AED 20.00-40.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 34.29 AED 20.00-45.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED 10.00-11.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED 4.00-7.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 230.00 AED 180.00-350.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 AED 5.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 AED 2.41-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED 30.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.00 AED 6.06-8.10
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 AED 65,000.00-90,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 620.19 AED 472.22-900.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.47 AED 0.30-1.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 317.39 AED 275.00-360.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 346.15 AED 250.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 115.22 AED 70.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED 35.00-45.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 291.78 AED 160.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 211.77 AED 150.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 331.55 AED 250.00-450.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 364.05 AED 250.00-500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,707.54 AED 6,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,217.69 AED 4,000.00-6,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,290.55 AED 12,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,612.26 AED 8,300.00-12,650.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,590.37 AED 1,114.83-1,999.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 953.16 AED 743.22-1,300.63
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 12,413.85 AED 8,000.00-19,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18 3.50-5.00

Prices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Last update: May, 2016
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Cost of living in Dubai is 30.01% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 866.89$ (3,184.18AED) and for four person family at 3,026.30$ (11,115.91AED) (without rent).
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100 Comments so far
#Tariq on May 17, 2016 :
Hi, I'm working in Riyadh as Sales Manager in a 4-star hotel for one year now, I want to move to Dubai for job. What are the chances to get a job for me.
#Ernesto Gil on Apr 18, 2016 :
How is the following for a job in Dubai, near the airport?
48,000 AED monthly.
Benefits include Visa, medical, Insurance, flight, holiday pay.
Curious to find out how does that compare to a job in the north east coast (Canada or USA)
#Taajeddine on Apr 11, 2016 :

are you a very experienced specialist?
If so, I would prefer something like 13k + flat and car, it would be closer to the 25k with no benefits (if not health insurance and annual trip) that is the minimum I think people should consider
#raj on Apr 06, 2016 :
can I accept the below offer,
a) free accommodation for bachelor
b) free transportation
c) salary 6500QAR in Dubai

Please help me to take decision
#Taajeddine on Apr 05, 2016 :
Also how's 19k the max of the salary range?

Many Europeans I know moved there for 25-30k or more and sometimes even with accommodation benefit
#Taajeddine on Mar 04, 2016 :
for western standards Dubai is very very expensive, especially if compared with European countries that have a very generous welfare.
Mind that healthcare, school for the kids, ... nothing is for free and all very costly.

If e.g. I've to choose between getting 3000 EUR in Berlin and 20000 AED in Dubai I would choose the first with no doubts
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#Mohammad on Feb 23, 2016 :
Hi every 1 Here
i stay in Dubai from last 1 year a normal person can survive in 1500 AED
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#Rajen on Feb 12, 2016 :
Hi Ketz ( asccording to post of 21st apr.15)
Hope all is fine, want to know your e.mail I.D. for further communication, Rtd. from IAF looking for a job at UAE as suitable.Looking forward at your end.
#Simone on Feb 07, 2016 :
Hi everyone, what is your opinion on leaving Jamaica to teach in Dubai?
#Anil on Feb 04, 2016 :

Dubai is very very costly, there is no point of coming to to foreign country and living surviving on peanuts. Anything less than 10k is not that great. Rents in Dubai is rocket high but in sharjah its little better. 30% of your salary will go in rent ( With Family )
#Aravinth on Jan 29, 2016 :
Hi everyone,

I have been offered 5250aed in dubai,is this salary ok for starting my career in dubai, pls do help me with this asap.
#huzaifa on Jan 28, 2016 :
Hey Guys
I spend a large period of my life in Dubai
It's depend on ur living criteria and budget
All Option Available
Low Salary People
Can take a Sharing bedspace
In 300 t01000aed

Seprate room start from 2000aed
Food out side mess 3time 300aed

McDonald 7 aed to 25aed
Kfc 7aed to 25 aed
Tea 1aed
Coldrink 1aed
Fuel 1:96
Shesha 30aed
Meat Per Kg 30aed
Milk per kg 5aed
Chiken 15aed
Oil 10aed
Rice 10aed

Car start from 4000aed minimum old model

Independent Flat 1bed
1bed Hall
Dubai 40000aed yearly
Sharjah 20to 30000yearly
Ajman 16 to 30000yearly

My experience is people are wasting there life and become presner in Dubai if ur salary is very low u il live like a dog
If ur salary is high and I don't hve any habits so h can save
Minimum avegare life start from 6000aed
But couldn't save any thing in the end empyy hand

Dubai market is down and jobs are very difficult to find
If any one hve any reference or sources so can get a a job
If any one hve any job so Kindly let me know
#AK on Jan 16, 2016 :
Hello All,

Please advice me to take offer of 10,000 AED in Dubai and then how much I can save after living in good accommodation and food here? Please respond ASAP.


#SaladineA1 on Jan 16, 2016 :
Education costs should be included in your cost of living metrics. it is as crucial as food and transportation and should be calculated for anyone that has a family and plans to work and live there.
#Jobhunt on Jan 13, 2016 :
Hello everyone,

I am a mechanical engineer working on ship (merchant navy) and dealing with different machinery on the vessels. I will complete 8 years of sailing in 2016. Since I am married now, I am considering moving to a land-based job so that I can spend time with my wife and start a family.

(1) What is the scope for Mechanical Engineers in Gulf, and which country offers maximum scope?
(2) Is it the right decision to visit the Gulf countries and seek a job or is it helpful/mandatory that I apply online and do a basic study of the overall picture of the companies.
(3) Since I will be the only one working (until my wife gets a job), what salary should I expect keeping in mind the expenses.

Thank you. Your opinion would help a great deal.
#Fazal Faruque on Jan 08, 2016 :
hi guys,

I have just been offered a job in Dubai, location hasn't been set yet. I will be moving from the UK is this a smart move to make?

They have offered me

10740 AED per month fixed and commission on top subject to my performance, but just on the standard AED per month it this enough for me to live in Dubai, I will also be newly married by the time I move over to my wife will come and join. is this realistic for us to both move over and start something over in Dubai.

we are looking for a 1 bedroom apartment or even a studio, I have just done comparison and im looking at accommodation around 6500 AED for her and me which is not too bad. please can someone either comment back on the post for me or email me directly just to help me out.

accommodation for me will only be supported for the first 3 months.
#Marius on Jan 06, 2016 :

I am in the proces of optaining a job that pays like this:
-basic salary will be AED 8,000/- per month.
In addition to the basic salary, the following allowance(s):
Type of Allowance(s) Amount per month AED:
House Rent Allowance AED 7,000/-
Transport Allowance AED 650/-
Special Allowance AED 2,350/-

Please give me advice if it is OK or not?
#Anonymous on Jan 03, 2016 :
Hello. I am from Canada. I got a job offer as a mechanical engineer for 15000 and per month. Will it be enough to cover all expenses. I am single with no kids, I don't dine out often and I have my own car. Thanks.

P.S. For people who think it's crazy to move from Canada to Dubai, I am of mid eastern ancestry and you will be discriminated because of that in Canada.
#Firoz on Dec 28, 2015 :
Hi , I have an offer of 10000 AED with our Accommodation ,food and travel . Can I save 5000-6000 AED after acco, food and travel .
please advice I have to reply in 2 days .
#chandan mishra on Dec 14, 2015 :
would 23000 aed is ok to live in dubai as single basis
#chandan mishra on Dec 14, 2015 :
WOULD 2300AED will be ok to live in dubai as a single person
#keep smiling on Dec 01, 2015 :
Hello everyone
i have qualification of masters and i am working on a salary of 2000 AED.i accept this salary just because of adjusting my self here. onwards i am trying for good jobs , if u need success u have to take start from zero coz a winning runner car starts from 0 km/hour speed.
expensis in UAE for bachelors:
shared rent per person is 550 AED
food is 300 aed
and res of 100 aed .. if compnay accomodation u can save 1000 aed in salary of 2000 aed
expensis for married
house rent as common is 2500 aed.......
so if a person having 10000 aed salary he can set his faimly here.....
there having alot of peoples who came here on a saalry of 700 aed and now they set their own buisness and earning 40000 to 50000 aed per month.............
#Charly on Nov 24, 2015 :
Hi All. I have an offer for a job in Dubai for 5000 USD/month. Employer says I can live with less than half of that and save the rest. It is OK?. I'll appreciate a lot anybody's comments. Thanks!.
#Trunal Mahaldar on Nov 15, 2015 :
hi , I got a job offer in Dubai with 3000 aed, Please advice is the salary OK or too less.
#WARNING!!! WARNING!!!! on Nov 04, 2015 :
Please READ THIS!!!

This is a WARNING!!!

If you got a job offer in DUBAI as a batchelor, that is less than 8000 dirhams per month, then don't even think about comming to DUBAI, you cannot survive and save money for your self at the same time, if you got an offer that is less than 8000 dirhams, trust me I'have experience it for 2 years.

The prices in DUBAI are ridiculously too hi, specially accommodation and transportation.

#massa kiazolu on Nov 03, 2015 :
Sallam,am a Liberian in Ghana want to work in Dubai, I did cosmetology experience 8years and very commented to my work ,Allah bless you.
#segun on Nov 01, 2015 :
i want to secure a job in dubai, i needs someone to put me through on get d job and as well want to the cost of accormodation per month in dollar
#Michael on Oct 26, 2015 :
Am Michael from Nigeria am a graduate of Architecture I need a job in dubai as a site supervisor/site engineer/project manager.i have over 10 years experience in building construction. my mail is Thanks.
#Chinyere udeme on Sep 24, 2015 :
Hi Every one my husband is actually working i dubai and i am thinking of coming over after my service, so we can start a family,,,,,just want 2 knw if i will get a beta job, i have a bsc in accounting in Nigeria.
#Mohamed Shafee on Sep 16, 2015 :
I'm planning to move to Dubai/ UAE next November from Egypt,I'm Quality safety and environment management system consultant and Auditor/engineer with more than 7 years of experience , I'm originally a communication engineer, could you please advice me is it OK to start work and life there I'm married and have 2 years old daughter, and what is the most suitable place or way to search and find a job, email:
Thank you.
#mohamed shafee on Sep 16, 2015 :
I'm planning to move to Dubai/UAE next November I'm Quality safety and environment management system consultant and auditor and engineer , I'm originally a communication engineer, could you please advice me is it OK to start work and life there i'm married and have 2 years old daughter.
#Ayo on Sep 14, 2015 :
I received a job offer letter from tesco technical service Dubai. I was offer indoor cleaner job with 1200dh basic salary, 300dh allowances altogether 1500dh, free accommodation, free health insurance, free transportation and returning ticket (Dubai-home country- Dubai) after 24 month of service. free zone visa with contract period of 3years.
please can an experienced person to advice me. can accept this offer because I don't to travel and suffer.
#amodh on Sep 12, 2015 :
Can I anybody tell me if there is any restriction for size of room taken for rent on the basis of no. of member in family in Dubai. I have a family of 4, Myself, my wife and 2 new born child(less than 6 months).

If I take a flat on rent then do i need to take 1 bhk or 2 bhk
#Rafiq on Sep 10, 2015 :
Hi All,

I have got an offer of 9000 AED. They are not offering any accomadation nor Family Visa. Can I know what will the expense for Accomdation If i stay with Sharing and Food expense ? If i want to get my Family, How much expense it be.
#deepak parashar on Sep 03, 2015 :
I am an indian architect with interior design experience of about 2.5 years.I have got a job in dubai in an interior design firm and they are offering me 5000DH and accommodation and travel to-n-fro to office.
Please please let me know if i need to ask for more salary?I have my skype interview tomorrow i still have a chance to ask for more.Is 5k DH ok?
Also they have asked me for a 2year contract that i cant leave office for atleast 2 years from joining.
#Prince Uzoh on Sep 02, 2015 :
I am interested in working in Dubai & am actively looking for job in Dubai. I have Master Degree in Business Administration and am very good professional worker - creative, resilient, result oriented. Please can anybody assist me get a job?. my contact
#Chintan Bhagora on Sep 02, 2015 :
I completed BE mechanical.I want job and settlement in dubai.please help me.
#mohit gupta on Aug 27, 2015 :
15000dhs is really handsome amount
if u r normal girl who dont party alot then u can actually save lots of money..
fooding expenses come to 1500-2000dhs per month
if u staying on sharing sharing basis then u have to pay another 1500-2000dhs depends on localities
as u mentioned your employer is offering u accomodation please see if he dont want to get physical pleasure too..
No doubt dubai is totally safe for girls..nobody will dare to touch u also even at mid night..
so if u r getting 15000dhs u can save 10000dhs easily
Take care
#Jhan on Aug 26, 2015 :
Hi All,

Hope all is well.
Just wanted to know if there is an opportunity in Dubai of earning 6000 AED and will work 4 to 5 days a week?

Thank you and Best regards,
#Divine on Aug 24, 2015 :
I will never encourage any body to travel to dubai with the aim of looking for a job.the Emiratis are so wicked that they pay foreign workers less than 350$ a month.couple with horrible working conditions and long working hours of above 12hours a day.there is slavery in all the emirates.the Emirates are too dull and uneducated but turned to maltreat Asians and Africans.I hate them.wrong statistics are published over the internet yet they call themselves followers of Allah.
#Ghamed on Aug 23, 2015 :
@ Khan bhai and Kavi

no way!
With 3500 AED or less a month you cannot leave decently even in Prague, I cannot imagine in Dubai!

These south asians have to rethink that it would be much better to find something in Europe or NAm where there are minimum wages than getting paid peanuts in Dubai where you would live like dogs sleeping in 15 in the same room, eating rubbish and getting treated like cattle by the locals.

The average salary is 12k /month and anyway is not that great to have a mid class life in Dubai.
#Khan bhai on Aug 13, 2015 :
Hi.I got job in Dubai which pays me 35oo aed. Will I survive there with this amount. Please advice me .
#Am geraldo from ghana on Aug 13, 2015 :
Pls i want to work in was a monitoring officer with the ghana ports and harbours authority and need a job in dubai..i need your help pls..2 years in the shipping industry..with a bsc in ports and shipping administration..
#Jenni on Aug 13, 2015 :
hi i will be in dubai on aug24. Can somebody help me on how will i negotiate with salary? I am a graduate of bachelor in science major in business management. I worked in a bank for 7yrs as a collections associate and fraud analyst
#Mohd Khalid on Aug 11, 2015 :
Hi all,

Can i go to Dubai and then search for job so can you please let me know the locations where i can get more job option ?

please advise.
#Kavi on Jul 18, 2015 :
I got a job in Ras al khaimah with a salary 2500 AED for a training period and after probation period there will be a increment of 500 AED.Accommodation and Travelling Allowance are provided by the this offer good ??
#idrissu on Jul 11, 2015 :
sallam.please my brothers i need your help as i wish to relocate to dubai and start work as a construction steelfixer.i wish to know how much they pay.please advice a brother.feel free to message me at
#clifford on Jul 11, 2015 :
hie everyone.
l am deciding on moving to the uae and look for a job there...l have a diploma in accounting and also have been working as a restuarant manager for 7years...can anyone help me find a job and l would be very grateful for any help...thank you good people ,,l aslo want to know if l travel to dubai on tourist visa, will l be able to get a job within the one month period...please feel free to help
#Beware on Jul 10, 2015 :
Beware indians!

There's still this scam of painting you Dubai as the land of honey and milk.

Weird, because there are already tons of statements on internet about south-asians being paid shitty salaries and treated like cattle.

They sell you the image of a melting pot city, but in the end you'll stand with your countrymen with the rest of the city making you feeling inferior.

If you're educated and high skilled in some technical job think about North America, EU, Singapore and Australia, imho are better place.

##Dip on Jul 03, 2015 :
Hi all,
My name is dipankar, i am from New Delhi. I am moving to dubai in a search of job.I am a HR professional having 8+ years of experience in this field. I have worked with some of the prestigious organisations of India like HONDA, CLAAS, DENSO SUBROS etc. I am an EMBA(HR) and a PGDHRM graduate. I am also a certified learning and development manager from CAMI-USA and a Certified Train the Trainer from AIMA-New Delhi.I request if any one can guide me to get a job in Dubai/ any place in UAE, i will be very thankful.
My I.D is
#Rajendran on Jun 28, 2015 :
Hi all,

I have got a job offer of 18000aed per month in it a gud salary in Dubai? Hiave a family of 5 . Is it advicalble to stay?

Thanks in advance
#di_25 on Jun 24, 2015 :
Hi...i got an offer in dubai about 15000 dirhams per month with accomodation at employee's place..flight tickets will be paid by it safe for a girl to be working in Dubai? I want also to know the cost of living there? Can anyone help?
#John on Jun 23, 2015 :
How much is the minimum salary of accounting graduate? if I work in dubai?
#md akram on Jun 22, 2015 :
Can anyone please tell me the salary of CCTV technician or computer hardware engineer salary I have knowledge of both fields for last 4 years I want job in Dubai
#Zahoor on Jun 12, 2015 :
Hi I am looking for a job in Dubai ..and I have done MBA international business I have 1yr of experience can anybody help me out to get placed in Dubai . What expected salary I can get there. Another thing should I apply online or should I visit there with my own please reply.
#Koki on Jun 05, 2015 :
Dear all,

Dubai is fine city to live, the problem here is nothing is stable, everything is going high, rent food, fitness clubs, entertainments, transportations, gasoline, and also so many hiden charges everywhere...Becareful
#raja on May 29, 2015 :
Hi ,
I got job offer of 12000 AED Per month.
Is it ok to survive in dubai with soem savings
#syed on May 29, 2015 :
I want to know how much money want to spend to buy own house in dubai. and also want dubai nationality.
#Nait Attia naili on May 14, 2015 :
Hello everyone
I was working in Hong Kong for 5 year in optic company I was general manager I am looking for job offer in Dubai will be nice to try new experience even on something deferent from what I was doing thank you my email address is
#abisola on May 13, 2015 :
i want to study more on Real Estate in dubia and i also need a job that can take care of me and my career.please i need an assistance
#Amol Bagde on May 04, 2015 :
I had been offered Pest Control- Manager job with 8000 AED salary (accommodation & travel by company). How much can I save.
#Amol Singh on May 04, 2015 :
I have been offered a job in Dubai at 8000 AED (accommodation & travel from company)How much can I save.
#Claire Adams on Apr 26, 2015 :
Hi, I'm thinking of becoming an Emirates flight attendant. They give you a house, insurance and a salary of 12000 AED per month. What does a second hand car cost to buy?
#ketz on Apr 21, 2015 :
Hello Friends,
I am in Dubai for some time.
There are some techniques to crack,live and save in United Arab Emirates,one of the finest & safest Gulf Countries,not only for ASIANS but for foreign nationals stepping their feet in UAE.
Try to be on visit visa,rather than applying online and waiting for the Companies to callback...
Unless your profile is in demand and it is accordance to their requirement,its trash and gets deleted immediately by the Human Resource department.
Don't settle for less than 5000 as in future--you can-sponsor your family at Salary 5000 and above according to labour/immigration law.
If you don't have specific qualifications for jobs---crack sales/marketing jobs of Banks/financial institutions but be with confidence that you can do it...Of course its quite pressurized job...but u will learn to networks in the 2 years span and plan your jump....
Mark my words that you will be able to save 2000-3000 AED per month from which you can save 25000 for yourself--incase want to setup company...mail us for further assistance...
Always ready to help I want People not to suffer as others have...
#Aatif Akhter on Apr 14, 2015 :
Dear Friends, Assalam -0- Aliekum.

Em from Karachi, Pakistan but now a days working in Dubai with the salary of 3000 AED.
Its just less than an average salary.

As far as em concerned .. i want to guide Peoples who are willing to come Dubai. @ Bachelors.

1. Living in a bed space with 6-8 persons : AED 500 to AED 700
2. Meal per month : AED 450 to AED 700
3. Transport Expense : AED 180 to AED 400

So, now you can assume how much you have to expense and how much you can save.
em saving only AED 1500 after my all expense .. living alone.

Anyways .. Can anybody help me out to earn extra money ? Any Part time job in Dubai ?
Awaiting for any good person .. who can help me out .. my email add is (

any question .. you may ask me on email ..!
Stay Safe friends ..

Allah Hafiz !
#Ram on Apr 12, 2015 :
Hi,I got offer in dubai the salary will be 3500 aed plus accomadation is it enough to lead life in dubai.

How much I can save in that salary.
#mishra on Apr 10, 2015 :
kanhaiya lal prajapati, Can you send me your mail address?
#Yordan on Apr 10, 2015 :
I am looking for an advice. I 've been offered for a job in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The package is as follow:

Salary - 16000 AED
Tickets and Med. Insurance for me and family
Company car

We are family of 3. Me, my wife and 1 year old baby.

Is it enough to have a decent life?
#Rohan pathre on Apr 04, 2015 :
Hi my name is rohan.I have done electrical diploma engineering. I have 4yrs exp in transformer company as a junior engineer.I have also worked in international call center for 1 yr.I have good command over English and Hindi language.I am 28 yes old.I am looking job in Dubai in aviation,shipping,call centre or engineering excepted salary is 10k aed with accommodation and food from company.if anyone has such offer plz email me at r.pathre@yahoo. Com
My cell no_9822961193
#kanhaiya lal prajapati on Apr 01, 2015 :
Dear all,
have 6+ years of experience in Remote sensing & Gis , can anyone help to find a good job to work in Dubai .
#ravi on Mar 29, 2015 :
Hi I got an offer of 10000AED/month in Dubai without accommodation & food. Please suggest if this is sufficient for one person in Dubai.

#surendra on Mar 06, 2015 :
I got job in dubai.with salary8800. It is sufficient or not for family? Give me adviae
#Guman singh on Mar 04, 2015 :
Hello every one, this is Guman here from Bangalore INDIA, i got offer ERD 2750 from Dubai Excluding Accommodation working hours will be 8 and it is a Retail job so please suggest me should i accept the offer letter with this much salary enough for survival in Dubai or Abu dhabi.
#Subhas Karani on Feb 26, 2015 :
Hi ,

I have job offer for 8500 dhs including basic , hra , transport only.

Is it good offer for dubai. My office is in jebel ali free zone.

Please advise urgently.

#Mohamed on Feb 26, 2015 :
Hello everyone,

I've been offered a salary of 16,000 AED per month plus health insurance at aljumirah university. will i survive in dubai i am married and i have one new born baby???

Your support please.
#G Hruby on Feb 23, 2015 :
I am a government retiree w, approx. 7700 AED per month income, or $2100.00, net. How well can I live in Dubai as a single person?
#shibi on Feb 20, 2015 :
Hi,everyone. I've just been offered a job with salary of 5200 AED, exclusive of bonus inclu. Of accommodation & transportation how much will I able to save
#Shahla on Feb 06, 2015 :
My husband is looking for jobb in Dubai, we live in Norway and thinking to move to Dubai if my husband finds a good jobb. He is constraction engineer. Can you help me how to find a good jobb in Dubai?
#Radek on Feb 04, 2015 :
Hallo everyone

I got an offer for 10000-11000 DHS per month is that enough for decent west european life style?
#JABID on Jan 27, 2015 :
Hi,everyone. I've just been offered a job with salary of 2000 AED,accommodation inclusive. Pls,will this be sufficient to save some money? I'm a Indian. Thanks.
#Anete on Jan 27, 2015 :
Hello! I am from Riga, Latvia (that's in Europe, The Baltics). We have almost the same prices for entertainment, food and clothing here. Transportation in Dubai is lot cheaper than in Riga. Only big difference is renting an apartment - on average it's 500-600 eur per month. Yet still average salary in Dubai is almost 3000, average in Riga - 500. Somebody said that it is impossible to live on 600 eur after all the bills are paid.. In Latvia you are lucky if you have 100 eur left for food after you have paid the bills... And as I said, prices are the same...
#Ali on Jan 22, 2015 :
6500$ per month without etc
Is it enough to live in dubai?
Electrical engineer
#suman on Jan 21, 2015 :
can tell me what is the minimum pay for the post of site engineer as a fresher in Dubai....
my mail id
thanking you.....
#George Killian on Jan 12, 2015 :
Hi all

I want to start a small construction company in dubai, i heard the big companies don't do small jobs. If you have a piece of land and want to build a house/villa. Email me
#Anonymous on Jan 10, 2015 :
hi all

could anyone find a job for me i am banker & currently woring in bank & would like to settle in UAE , my email id is

please do repy

Regards ,

#manpreet on Jan 07, 2015 :
i am from India.
compay from dubai offers me 1200 AED with 10 hours work in 26 days
in carpenter job.
#Gabby08 on Jan 07, 2015 :
Happy New Year!!

I am from the Philippines and am considering a job offer (managerial position) in Meydan, Dubai. Offer is around 40,000 AED monthly + health insurance + car service.

If I accept the offer, I plan to bring my family with me 2 kids aged 4 and 6. With a decent 2 - 3 bedroom villa/flat and education in a good but not too expensive American School, + expenses other daily living expenses within the MEYDAN area, is this enough?

Your help would be much appreciated. Thank you!
#Akshat on Jan 06, 2015 :
Hi All,
I have been offered a job in Dubai with salary of 9200 pm and i requested them to give me a minimum of 11500 salary. I have 2.6yrs of exp in Software and i am single. Can you please let me know if this is sufficent. Will i able to save some money?

#Ahsan on Jan 05, 2015 :
What is a pay scale for a junior functional consultant ax 2012 in Dubai.What is a minimum salary range till maximum salary range
#Krishna k pvs on Jan 04, 2015 :
i want to work in dubai.. could any body help me some options. please
#Raj on Jan 02, 2015 :
Hi i am Raj from delhi,India,i would like to work in Dubai in Banking sector(sales)or in logistic sector(operation and sales).I have done MBA/PGDM(with Marketing and port shipping and logistics specialization) and experience of 3yr. in sales and merchanding and i am not satisfied enough with my salary in India.

Also note (Most probably i am comming to dubai next month for job search)Please help.

Kindly any body who can understand my problem and suggest me a job in above both sector at Dubai.
Please reply to my mail id,(
#pmcghee on Dec 30, 2014 :
I have been offered a teaching job in Dubai. Salary is 10,300 AED per month, fully furnished private accommodation, medical insurance and one return flight home to the UK per year. Does this sound like a good deal and will I be able to live comfortably on this wage? Thanks.
#Aarti on Dec 30, 2014 :

I am Aarti from India.

Wanted to know what is an average salary for a Sr brand manager working in a MNC in Dubai? What should i expect? How is the work culture there? Also how safe is it for a girl to stay there alone?

Many Thanks
#emestlic on Dec 29, 2014 :
Hello everyone,

I'm from the Philippines, I would just like to hear your opinion with regards to the job offer which I have accepted as an associate consultant& cpa reviewer in a filipino owned professional services firm based in dubai located in souk al bahar, burj khalifa district, and here is the breakdown:

- AED 3000 monthly salary (basic)
- AED 500 monthly allowance
- Shared Accomodation

- Medical Insurance
- AED 1000 one time grant, after successful completion of training
- One annual return ticket to the Philippines
- Scholarship grant for the US CMA program of the said firm

your thoughts and response would mean a lot, thank you! :)
#fariha jamal on Dec 26, 2014 :
@manjunath from karnataka: NO NO NO NO NO....i cannot stress enough here dude... NO!!! the salary u r being offered is RIDICULOUSLY LOW, please do not ruin your life by going on such low salary. ur life will be ruined seriously,
on this low amount, u will never be able to call ur wife and kids to live with you
rents are RIDICULOUSLY HIGH, so u'll probably be living with 15 other people in a one bedroom apartment.
ur life will be ruined, ur dreams will be shattered, if u have a suicide wish, then by all means go ahead and accept this ridiculous salary proposal.
NOBODY can survive in dubai in less than 4000 AED. trust me,
#Maryam on Dec 25, 2014 :
hello , I am from Poland seatching for work in Dubai as a babysitter or as a seller in shop. Please let me know if you can help .


my email;
#Norman Dy on Dec 17, 2014 :
My offer and agreed is 120,000 AED. I am looking for a good place to stay.
Norman Dy

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