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Is it safe to work and live in Bahrain right now? HELP!!!

Hi,

My name is vishoo, i am a civil engineer and i did masters in marine structures, i have total 3 years professional work experience.

i got a job offer in Bahrain (manama city) and offering me 1100BD monthly, is it sufficient for a bachelor ??

kindly advice me in this regard.

Regards
Vishoo

I don't know how much someone in your field should get paid in Bahrain but in general, the package you are offered is not bad. It is not perfect either. If you don't spend excessive amounts of money every month, you should be able to live comfortably. However, you can always negotiate. Almost every time the company increases the offer after negotiation however there is always the risk of company withdrawing the offer. How about your allowances such as accommodation, transport, health insurance etc.?

i received a job offer from bahrain as factory worker and the name of the company is sitra meat factory, my basic salary is 120BD. Do you think it is a good offer to work as factory worker. The agency told me that all the expenses will be provided by the employer.

Hi Jazz, personally I think its too low but based on education, qualifications and experience they think they may well be paying well??

A full time live in nanny/maid gets about 180 b.d with visa paid for but that does not inc her food.

Just take into consideration that agencies will always pay you less salary as they find you the job, do pay for visa plus you are bound to a contract for 2 years.

All the best and good luck in your new venture.

Thank you 3roses, many applicants refuse to accept the offer, but for me why not give a try since 120bd is only the basic pay. The employer will provide meal allowance, i'm just hoping that there is overtime and incentives.

Dear jazz_min80,

i would strongly recommend you to read the employment agreement and make sure that the overtime and incentives are included in writing and not verbally communicated.

Good luck!

T&R
Arjun

Anyone knows about Sitra Meat Factory in Bahrain?

Hi! , i got an offer in one company in bahrain .they offer me 375 bd include all, no accomodation, no food allowance, no  medical insurance. Im here in dubai now and my contract will be finish next month?Is it good to acept this offer even without benefits? Pls give  advise...

dear tomix08,

it would be a difficult to adjust with that salary without other benefits, since medical is expensive in bahrain and rents as well. kindly go through the below link for more info.

http://www.expat.com/en/guide/middle-ea … hrain.html

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Arjun

I had got offer fo behrain for HR exe for one of manufacture co. But they offred me 320 Bd with accodamation, will this workable to move behrain from india, pls suggest on this post.

dear venu910,

please go through the below mentioned link.

logicalindian :

dear tomix08,

it would be a difficult to adjust with that salary without other benefits, since medical is expensive in bahrain and rents as well. kindly go through the below link for more info.

http://www.expat.com/en/guide/middle-ea … hrain.html

T&R
Arjun

Gud day guys!i have the same question with them if it still safe to work in bahrain nowadays  hearing about this /!\ I AM A STUPID SPAMMER /!\ hving me second thought of working there.I was offered to work there as a general cleaning worker and i had a lot of doubts of pursuing it.i would really like to go but it got me scared.help guys please i need to know..thanks

See my reply in the other thread in which you posted.  Also please read the pinned thread (at the top with the little yellowish pushpin icon next to it) about it being safe here.  While a year old, the same things are still true.

It's totally safe, safer than most of the countries in the world and there was never /!\ I AM A STUPID SPAMMER /!\ presence or activities in Bahrain.

Hi to all,
Myself Ahmed,I got a job in Manama Bahrain,as sales executive outdoor,my salary is 350BD, accommodation, Company car,fuel,SIM card company providing and food is mine,so please help me out it is a good offer orelse bad one.

Waiting for your earliest response.

Thanks,
Regards.

You can live a normal life with that salary and i hope your a bachelor. Read the below links to have an idea about the cost of living in Bahrain

http://www.expat-blog.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=231960  : Definitive Guide to Bahrain for New Expats
http://www.expat-blog.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=337348 : cost of living
http://www.expat-blog.com/forum/viewtop … 1#p2522261 : cost of living area wise

T&R

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