How much do I need to earn to survive as single mother in Kuala Lumpur?

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By fatouchka - Posted on
13 October 2015

I live in Calgary Alberta Canada. I was just asked my salary expectation for a Cost Control/Finance position in Kuala Lumpur. How much can I ask for in US dollar, being a single mom with 2 kids?

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Hi Fatouchka,

Your salary expectations should be in line to maintain/improve the lifestyle you currently have

Use the Cost of Living in Malaysia page to assist you.

What type of schooling do you want for your kids?



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How much ur salary?for me as single mother i have 2baby with one filipino maid,house rental a studio rm1500+Utility bill around RM300+milk for baby Because use enfagrow and enfalac RM2000+school rm1500+Diapers for baby Rm600+RM1300for house food and stuff, everything is high for expat,u need at least 7k salary for life

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