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flood2014
7/22/2014 10:41 EST

Job offer incl. R400,000 plus 13th month cheque and package incl. Pension and healthcare insurance. Fixed term job, good challange to me.
I am single. What i can do with this over there in Johannesburg? Is that good offer, or...? Thanks in advance, greets from Bosnia :-)

flood2014
7/24/2014 14:45 EST

Thanks, Richard :)
I hope to get it and to have a nice time there, in THAT S.A!

Thank you all sharing all info <3

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richard1972
7/24/2014 04:52 EST

This is a decent salary for a single person. If your monthly salary is R33,000 you will take home about R26,000 to live on. For a single person, you can easily rent a nice 2 bedroom place for around R5-7000 a month in a good area. A decent car can cost you another R4-6000 a month depending on the choice of car, food maybe R1500 a month. Fuel will depend on how far you drive to work each day, but work on at least R1500 a month for Joburg. The price is around R14 per litre. Clothing will depend on how you dress. A pair of jeans will cost between R120 (Mr Price) to R700 (Edgars) or more at a top brand shop. Yes you will be quite comfortable as a single person on this package.

flood2014
7/22/2014 17:08 EST

I`m going to search other elements as well, but almost sure to go for it :-)
Thx again :-)

western
7/22/2014 16:30 EST

Some examples then of prices:- 2 litre bottle of milk R23. Large Pizza from a parlour R70.00. Average shopping for my and I about R900.00 per week. Cappuchino at cafe' R19.00. Cars are relatively expensive. Small car 1.2 litre around R160,000.00. Petrol R14.00/litre. There is roughly R14.00 to 1 Euro.

flood2014
7/22/2014 15:47 EST

thx Western :-) I've never been there, so figures do not mean anything to me... I do not expect a lot from a life, but it`s always good, if possible, to make better choice.

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western
7/22/2014 12:09 EST

That's pretty good money for S.A. especially with medical aid (health insurance) but you need to ask what plan they will give you. Some are just hospital plans that only cover the hospital & surgeons cost and not dentist and GP costs, X-rays etc. You should live quite comfortably.Try and get accommodation in "Sandton"

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