lucy24 - 8:11 pm on Jun 8, 2011 (gmt 0)
:: detour to Times of India with exercise of heroic self-control to keep from proceeding directly to Matrimonial Ads ::
I looked in the Mumbai area, where the cost of living is high by Indian standards. Most, predictably, are coy about salary. But here's one for a Windows IIS Admin:
Designation: Sr. Windows IIS Admin
Salary:- 4 L per annum
Skills:- Candidate should have around 3 year exp in Windows Server and IIS Ver 5.0 and 6.0. He should have...
400,000Rs. at current exchange rates is less than $10,000 US. In buying power, it's closer to $400,000.
Here's another, barely past entry level:
Enterprise Support, Engineer / Voice & Non Voice Process. knowledge in Windows Sever (DNS,DHCP,ADS) MCP/ MCSE with 6 months exp in an International Tech support process with real time exp preferred. Immediate...
Salary Range : Rs. 2,00,000 - 3,00,000 p.a.
Same math. Want to sell life insurance? I found one at Rs. 2,50,000 - 4,50,000 p.a. But that's with 2-7 years experience.
(The commas are not typos. A lakh is 100,000, written 1,00,000. A crore is 10 million. I did not find any job listings in crores-- something over $220,000 US. I will not insult anyone's intelligence by translating "per annum".)