Cost of Living in Dubai

Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 69.21
Rent Index: 76.16
Groceries Index: 56.52
Restaurants Index: 64.57
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 72.50
Local Purchasing Power: 118.09
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 30.00-45.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 40.00 AED 30.00-45.00
Cappuccino (regular) 16.32 AED 12.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.73 AED 1.50-2.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.17 AED 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.02 AED 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.22 AED 2.83-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.89 AED 2.27-5.44
Eggs (12) 10.86 AED 8.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.76 AED 9.07-20.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.48 AED 8.16-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.43 AED 11.34-20.41
Apples (1 lb) 4.05 AED 3.18-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 3.25 AED 2.72-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 3.55 AED 2.27-5.00
Tomato (1 lb) 3.14 AED 2.04-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 1.96 AED 1.36-3.18
Onion (1 lb) 1.89 AED 1.36-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 6.51 AED 4.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 AED 1.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 AED 50.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 31.00 AED 20.00-40.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 35.65 AED 25.00-45.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED 10.00-12.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED 4.00-7.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 245.00 AED 180.00-345.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 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) 6.58 AED 5.98-7.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 AED 60,000.00-93,500.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,949.00 AED 60,000.00-75,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 604.68 AED 430.00-850.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.48 AED 0.30-1.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 320.15 AED 275.00-369.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 353.37 AED 250.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.42 AED 50.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED 35.00-47.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 303.08 AED 175.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 210.29 AED 150.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 346.30 AED 250.00-450.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 365.07 AED 250.00-500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,635.37 AED 6,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,207.58 AED 4,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,088.58 AED 12,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,549.48 AED 8,500.00-12,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,621.11 AED 1,114.83-1,999.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 915.49 AED 743.22-1,199.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 12,269.52 AED
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21 3.50-5.00

Prices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Last update: October, 2016
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Cost of living in Dubai is 30.79% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 857.11$ (3,148.35AED) and for four person family at 2,994.93$ (11,000.98AED) (without rent).
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100 Comments so far

#Radu on Oct 16, 2016 :
Guys, anything above 20k AED / monthly with rent paid by the employer is heaven for anyone. Rent is costing a LOT in Dubai. For example, 3 BR in Shoreline Apts (Palm Jumeirah) 190000AED / year.

DEWA (water and electricity) has a 5% flat tax from the annual rent price divided by 12 months and included every month in your bill. As long as you pay more for the house rent, the more you pay for the utilities

Giving you an example, i stay in a 1BR apartment, 1100sq ft, paying 58000 AED / year, and my DEWA comes 600+ monthly from which 240 AED is only the "housing fee". Internet (48mbps down, 8 upload) + TV 460 AED /month
##jay on Oct 16, 2016 :
Does 100,000 aed per month is enough to live in dubai and if so plz give me the details if u earn 100,000 aed per month
#Yogi on Oct 15, 2016 :
Hey guys... I have an offer for Dubai with company accommodation +folding (1time)+traveling (office to home). My current salary is Rs 40k and I am single. I also want to save around 3000 AED per month. So how much salary will be comfortable for me.
Plz help me out.
#Yani on Oct 14, 2016 :
Hey...All your salary is enough if you don't mention your previous job. How can anyone help to answer your question? Whatever the salary i think is enough for a jobless person...

If you don't know how to ask a question..i think you better forget the offer.
#Anonymous on Oct 12, 2016 :
i need suggestion, i m going to dubai . plz let me know , what is the average cost of meal and accomodation on sharing basis per month..,my salary is AED 2800 excluding food and accomodation allownce ,, how much money wud i have after using food and accomodation..? shoud i go or not..? ur opinion..?
#Anonymous on Oct 11, 2016 :
I am living in Dubai. The cost of living is quite high. An average studio will cost 6000 AED per month in a decent location. Monthly utilities which include chilling, elec, water and wifi will cost between 1500-2000. A car will take in another 2500-3000 including petrol, parking and tolls (referring to EMI and running costs for cars like Honda Accord, Civic, CRV etc). Monthly groceries for two people shall cost around 1500. Phones basic plans shall cost AED 150 per month. Overall the cost of living for two people will be around 12000-13000 excluding leisure and shopping. Cost of living for family of four will be around 16000-20000 per month (depends if your kid goes to school or not). Maid and cleaning services if required will cost around 1500 per month. These cost estimates are based on a decent upper middle class living style. If you go to high end places in palm, marina and all, the cost of living for two people will land at 16000-18000 per month. Just for info, that since there is no MRP regulation in UAE,the same product is priced at different prices at different places depending on the income group of the people in catchments.
#SK on Oct 07, 2016 :
Could you help out me, how I can find out my current average worth of salary for dubai, as I am planning to shift there, thats why I am wondering what could be my salary there if my Indian salary is 84k
#Luca on Oct 01, 2016 :
Hi All, moving to Dubai with family (two kids) in January. This is our second time to Dubai but I fell pricese really went up compared to 6-7 years back. Got a package of 12k AED month with rent, utilities, schooling and medical fully covered. Wondering if 12K month is a proper amount to keep a similar quality of life as we have in Italy (Varese) to cover monthely grocery (C4), eating out (JBR area) and a minimum of entertainment for kids. Thanks for your advice.
#Mr New Comer on Oct 01, 2016 :

I am bachelor planning to relocate Dubai next month for office job at AED 2000 will be finalised after my arrival. If you know a place to stay/accommodation at lowest rate please share with me. Sharing basis is also ok.

#Anonymous on Sep 28, 2016 :
Hi All. I am currently drawing around USD57,000.00 annually for my current job and there are medical insurance coverage as well. I am a certified specialist in my finance field with 10 years of working experience.

I got offered a job in Dubai with AED20,000 monthly and housing paid for. The office is in jumeirah lake towers area and i am single bachelor.

Assuming just AED 20,000.00 monthly salary and housing paid by employer, is this a good package? Please advise me. Thanks.
#thaqiyudeen M on Sep 19, 2016 :
Guys a friend of mine has got the below offer please give in your inputs. She is offered 5k AED p.m + transportation. Company located at Al Nahda. She has to look after her stay and food... Would it be enough?
#Taajeddine on Sep 15, 2016 :
np, glad to know I can help you. I'll PM you soon.

please, no!
I think everybody should stick around the minimum I pointed out, so 25k without accommodation or 20k with it, something lower would be bad for an experienced specialist and it would badly contribute to lower down the average salaries of the city and by consequence ruin the market.
I know, probably you heard of people being fine with 15k since they live like rats saving everything and in their home countries probably houses are still way cheap (but it'll not last long at this rate), but at that point better explore the opportunities in Europe NAm and Australia where you can count on a social welfare (great when you've family and kids) and there's a different quality of life involving difference in social classes and possible discrimination
#Anonymous on Sep 12, 2016 :

Thank you for your inputs. It is indeed helpful. I drink occasionally, and don't go clubbing.

Hope even if I able to save 7K after taking all expenses out in 8K, then its fine. Alternatively, I look for better opportunity to switch over. I know I can bring more value to the Industry I am in, even for companies in Dubai. Since, I don't have a better option to fall back on, therefore, I have to take this one in hand. Once again, Thank you for your guidance that has really helped us a lot. Initially, I would come alone for a couple of months or may be 4 months then will see what work best for us. May I ask for your emaild ID. please write to me at
Kind Regards,
#Vaibhav on Sep 10, 2016 :
Can I accept this offer?
A)5000AED in p.m. including rent.

Please, suggest me?
#Diego on Sep 07, 2016 :
I have been offered a full time position 25k/month. We have a small kid (not yet an year old) which we plan to send to a good school for education.
The job is located in JLT area, so I might plan living nearby.

Do you guys think this is a good salary for this conditions?
#Taajeddine on Sep 06, 2016 :
Ur welcome Mav.

You can always come here with the family and later harvest for a better opportunity since then the other companies will not have the burden of the relocation expenses for you.

In Dubai really it depends a lot on how you wanna live ... for a midclass life I always count a cost of 11k AED a month rent included for a single person, that means 5/6k a month for you, I think you can live in 2 with 8k but really you and your wife will have to count the fils.

The biggest expenses are education for kids, telecoms (mobile, home TV and internet), post services, and entertainment (especially if you like drinking and clubbing)
#Maverick_78 on Sep 06, 2016 :

Thanks for your valuable inputs. I am grateful to you for give me insights. Right now, The current situation is my current employer is shutting down its operation. I have to look for a job in next two months, and the Dubai offer is just that has come along. Though, the offer is not tempting but to keep myself going, I may have to take this one. My wife is a fine arts graduate she is house wife and though she can teach art, craft, and drawings in Dubai. Hope her skills set may help her find a job. But, In the beginning wife all be dependent on me. Since, the cant stay away from me I shall have to bring them with me. You are absolutely right 15K +1BHK+ Medical Ins are just good enough for a Single Man but not for family. What would be; an avg school fees for a kind of 4+, cost of Groceries/per month, Avg cost for Light Water Bill, Avg Phone and Internet Bill, going to restaurant with family. Some body told me with Family your living expenses shall be close to 8K is it true. Shall I still be able to save at least 6.5K-7K.
#Taajeddine on Sep 02, 2016 :
Hi Maverick!

15k + BHK + benefits would be good FOR A SINGLE MAN; the BHK as benefits is like saving 6k to 8k /month.

Your wife if skilled can even find a job and it wouldn't be paid less than 8k/10k.

The big problem is the kid once in school age, education fees are crazy expensive and it would be great to have them paid by the company as a benefit.

It depends a lot also on your standards of life, how you live, and what's your current situation: if you're banking like 3500 EUR net in Berlin or 4000+ GBP in UK I wouldn't be really tempted to move.
#Maverick_78 on Sep 02, 2016 :
Could you please guide me 15K + 1BHK+ Medical Ins+ Paid one Month Holiday enough move to Dubai with my daughter and wife. My daughter is 4.

will I still be able to save money about 8K after taking all out, my living expense. Please guide me through this query.
#Taajeddine on Aug 20, 2016 :

60k a month is a super salary, you'll never find something similar in Europe

take it, then you'll c if you fit into Dubai life
##Flame_Emperor on Aug 18, 2016 :

I have an MBA from an English university and i have a job offer to work in Dubai for 60 000 AED a month. Do you think this is enough to live a good lifestyle with lots of travel?

Kind Regards
#Taajeddine on Aug 13, 2016 :
Dubai is a city with everything for every price, but as the difference between social classes is huge even the prices differ a lot between areas of the same city.

mid-classer here (or at least I suppose to be), I bank 25k / month + benefits.
A breakdown:

- Flat 75sqm in The Greens area: 6500 AED (78k /year, you've to pay all the year of contract)
- Food for one: 1000 AED (actually I eat often delivered food, but difference between groceries and delivered food isn't that huge)
- Transportation: 500 AED (taxi, metro, bus and tram ... automotive anyway is very cheap and is worth having a car)
- Bills of home, TV, internet postpaid mobile contract take at least other 1000 AED (telecoms are expensive in the GCC)
- Leisure can be quite expensive too, depends on standards, if you go out a lot eating and drinking alcoholics, etc...

one-time goods like electronics and clothing are cheap.

I think a mid-class guy can live well spending approx. 11k AED a month
#Taajeddine on Aug 13, 2016 :
Caste system here actually is inherited from the Indian community.

This is a multicultural society with no integration in Arabic culture, so everyone does like he used to do at home.

In some countries people are used to be slaves, and so they find the same situation here but just with higher salaries, and they come for their choice.
#ahmad on Jul 29, 2016 :
can tell me how about rent one bed room apartment in Dubai lowest rate
#REDKAH on Jul 27, 2016 :
Dubai, land of human trafficking, Golden cage full of shite. Caste system that makes India look commie.
#Liam on Jul 19, 2016 :
Been offered a job in Dubai accommodation paid and a salery of 8500 a month what's everyone's thoughts on this
#darko on Jul 11, 2016 :
Hi,Iam working as Radiology technologist with 15 years of experience and thinking of coming to Dubai.CAn someone tell me how much my salary would be the first years or is different for everyone?????
#NoamanSHAH on Jul 10, 2016 :
Can any one guide me regarding the average salary package in AED {am a fresh PhD and have to respond to expected salary for Faculty position in a university in Dubai} feasible for a couple with one child?
#Surendra on Jul 07, 2016 :
Can anyone please tell me the salary of CPC-A Coding salary I have knowledge of for last 2 years I want job in Dubai
#faiz on Jul 04, 2016 :
I am civil engineer with salary of 4000 can I bring my wife to can I sponser her ...will company give her visa in which I am working or I have to do some thing else ..and where will I find accommodation which I can afford
#Taajeddine on Jun 18, 2016 :

sorry about TV + phone + internet there's a typo
are 350 AED a month, not 350k :)
#Taajeddine on Jun 18, 2016 :

- School fees depends on the school and the age of the son, but can be easily around 20k AED a year for each kid
- Medicals generally are covered by the company, should be mandatory for most of the companies that relocate expats; if not in the package, I guess they're quite expensive
- Car insurance is trivial like the other car expenses, it should be 5% of the car value every year
- TV comes with a package that include landline phone and home internet, depends on the package and the company but generally is around 300-350k AED a month
#Anthonywork247 on Jun 16, 2016 :
I am about to start work in Dubai, compared to South Africa I will earn 4 times more.

I still want to find out how much are:
school fees
Car insurance
Satellite TV
#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 :
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#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...