I am an Indian ,and would be shifting to Yanbu in late March.I have been offered a compensation of 13000 SAR p.m ,with lodging and transportation being mine.
Can you please highlight if the salary mentioned above is a respectable one or not?What will be the avg monthly savings with moderate living standards, accompanied by occasional outings and an annual foreign trip.
Providing a break up of expenses ,including house rent to other would be of great help.
What type job have you been offered?
Accomodation and certain foods can be expensive, but living in Saudia Arabia isn't especially more expensive than living elsewhere in the Middle-East.
Here is an Expat Arrivals page breaking down the cost of living in Saudia Arabia. Costs obviously vary from city to city.
According to payscale.com, the salary is slightly less than the average:
Thankfully, chemical engineers expect sharp pay increases after a few years of working.