salary of orthopedic surgeon in oman?

i am an orthopedic surgeon with 15yrs professional experience & making about 1200000 indian rs/annually- i am being offerd a job in oman -how much salary i should expect- what are the other freebies/perquisites i should ask from my employers-how much money is needed there for a decent livng= house/ car/servant/fooding/ lodging/ i intend moving singly right now @ first instanceWill i save some money in a year or so ?

9 Answers

  • Smile
    1 month ago


    You should not look at any salary less then 2000 Omani Riayal. I am not sure about the tax structure, but you should ask for accomodation included with it.

    Also ask for a joining bonus as you will need to buy a few things as soon as you join there. If accomodation is not provided then you will have to shell out for agent fees for accomodation.

    Based on your living style you will be able to save money in a year.

    Also it depends which location the offer is in.

    However bear in mind that the climatic conditions in the middle east are very hot.

    I will also suggest you to look for adverts in the newspapers in Oman which states the normal range of salary for the position being advertised. You should look at job portal sites or even internet newspapers from Oman which will give you a better picture before you make up your mind. You should not feel that when you land in Oman you could have negotiated better.

    Also dont base your salary on that you will be getting twice or thrice the amount you are earning in India. Since if you get in Omani Rial you will also spend in Omani Rial. Which means you have to compare with the living standards in Oman.

    In the middle east UAE is very expensive place to live in. However comparatively Oman and Kuwait are lot cheaper. But as I said you should get the living index from the website which will give you a better picture.

    Also one more thing the figure quoted of 2000 omani rial is good enough to make a decent saving as well as earning. You should not limit to this figure. Since it is also possible that you can get 5000 omani rial or more if you are a good surgeon. As I know of one very senior doctor who was paid about 10000 equivalent omani riyal. But he is a nuerosurgeon.

    Smile always

  • Anonymous
    5 days ago

    Orthopaedic Surgeon Salary

  • petals
    1 month ago

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  • Chichi
    1 month ago

    Adopt the thumb rule.

    How much money do you expect to live in the way you want in India?

    Ask for the same figure in that countries currency.

    After all, you spend 1 dollor in USA for an item that costs Re. 1 in India.

  • Charli
    1 month ago

    In Oman you will earned the salay of Oman Rayal 15000/- per month. not less than above.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    about 2000 oman riyal,also tell me if vacancy for anaesthetist-7yrs post MD!!!!

  • Anonymous
    5 days ago

    not absolutely sure but i think it starts at £2000 per week

  • Expression
    1 month ago

    Oman Riyal – 1,500/- ( IRs 180,000/-).

  • xxsanxx
    1 month ago

    ______-depends on how many bones you can break in your off time

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