Recently, an American-based site, Refinery29, wrote an article about the expenditure of a Canadian-Chinese woman living in Singapore. This provides us with a detailed insight on how much wealthy expats with their expat pay package.
The Canadian-Chinese woman works in the finance industry. She is married.
– Her annual salary is S$164,990, which translates to some S$13,749.17 per month.
– According to the piece, she declared she pays S$2,492 in rent (her 50 per cent share; her husband pays the other half) and S$420 in phone and utility bills per month, too.
So that leaves her with S$10,837.17 to spend or save. And on the week they tracked, she spent S$820.58