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Monday, August 07, 2017

How Much is the Salary Of OFW Household Workers In Different Parts Of The World?

The largest chunk of more than 2 million OFWs deployed around the world are domestic or household service workers. Most of them are females---mothers who has left their own children to take care of someone else's children and take care of their houses. POEA data of 2015, the latest to date, shows that out of the 515,217 total new hires in 2015 based on top jobs category, the number of  household service workers is the largest with 194,835 total deployment. Most of  them are deployed in the Middle East particularly Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE. Another favorite destination for our HSWs are Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.  Why do many OFWs prefer applying to be HSWs in spite of the growing number of maltreated OFWs especially in the Middle East? Applying for HSW job is probably the easiest. It doesn't require high educational attainment, experience and skills but having these could be an advantage. placement fee is also waived by the POEA  although there are reports of some recruitment agencies collecting fees from them to be able to be deployed immediately.  How much are you going to earn if you apply for household jobs in different countries around the world?  We made a survey about the various earnings based on the actual minimum wage received by the participant OFW HSWs on monthly basis and here's what we found out:  Bahrain The usual salary for HSW working in Bahrain is around BHD160 ( P21,376+).  Brunei Filipino domestic workers in Brunei are earning US$400 (P20,000+).  China Salary ranges for HSWs in China is from 4,500 to 6,000 Yuan (P 33,000+ - P45,000+).  Cyprus HSWs working in Cyprus earn from 314 to 400 Euros per month (P18,000+ - P23,000+).  Canada An HSW could earn around C$14.44 (P570+) per hour.  Dubai HSWs in Dubai salary earning depends on the employer and the length of your service. They earn around 1,500 Dirhams (P20,500+).  Egypt HSWs generally earn between $450 and $700 ( P22,600+ - P35,000+) per month in Egypt plus benefits.  France  In France, HSWs salary range are usually between $650 and $750 (P32,700+ - P37,700+).  Guam Salary range for HSWs in Guam is from 600 to 650 Euros (P35,600+ -  P38,600+).  Hong Kong Some of Filipinas working in Hong Kong has different salary rate depending on the employer. The minimum salary is set to HKD4,310 (P27,765) but some of them claim to be receiving only HKD4,210 (P27,121). Other luckier HSWs receive HKD5,000(P32,000+) , some receive HKD6,200( P39,940) and some receive as much as HKD8,000 (P51,000+).  Ireland An HSWs in Ireland claimed that she receives a  salary rate of 4,300 Euros (P255,000+). But the fact is yet to be verified.  Israel HSWs in Israel earn $1,300 (65,000+) could be lower or higher depending on the employer.  Japan HSWs in Japan is earning around  JP¥136,203(P61,000+)  Kuwait Kuwait HSWs earn around 100 to 120 Kuwaiti Dinars (P16,000+ - P20,000+) per month.  KSA The salary range of HSWs in KSA is from SAR 1,500 to SAR2,000 (P 20,000+ - P26,000+).  Lebanon The salary received by HSWs in Lebanon is $400 (P20,000+).  Malaysia In Malaysia, the HSWs earn from 1,500 to 1,600 Malaysian Ringgit (P17,000 -P18,000+).  Macau The salary of HSWs working in Macau earns around 5,000 Pataca (P41,000+).  Morocco In Morocco, HSWs earn around 4,000 Moroccan Dirhams (P21,000).  Oman HSWs salary in Oman varies from 120 to 140 Omani Riyal (P15,000 to P18,000+).  Qatar A Filipina HSWs who works in Qatar could earn from 1,200 to 1,460 Qatari Riyal (P 16,000+ to P20,000+ ) depending on the employer.  Singapore The salary of HSWs in Singapore varies depending on the employer. They are earning from 550 to 750 Singaporean Dollars (P20,000+ to P27,000+).  These figures are nice to read but the real sacrifice and struggle before the HSWs could get the money , particularly those in the Middle East, is serious. Maybe if you would ask them if they will still go to work abroad if they could earn enough for their family in their home country, most probably a lot of them will choose to stay with the warmth of their family's embrace.  *This is a progressive survey and we will add more countries based on the survey result. Currency conversion is based on the latest rate.  Read More:  China's plans to hire Filipino household workers to their five major cities including Beijing and Shanghai, was reported at a local newspaper Philippine Star. it could be a big break for the household workers who are trying their luck in finding greener pastures by working overseas  China is offering up to P100,000  a month, or about HK$15,000. The existing minimum allowable wage for a foreign domestic helper in Hong Kong is  around HK$4,310 per month.  Dominador Say, undersecretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said that talks are underway with Chinese embassy officials on this possibility. China’s five major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen will soon be the haven for Filipino domestic workers who are seeking higher income.  DOLE is expected to have further negotiations on the launch date with a delegation from China in September.   according to Usec Say, Chinese employers favor Filipino domestic workers for their English proficiency, which allows them to teach their employers’ children.    Chinese embassy officials also mentioned that improving ties with the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte has paved the way for the new policy to materialize.  There is presently a strict work visa system for foreign workers who want to enter mainland China. But according Usec. Say, China is serious about the proposal.   Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said an estimated 200,000 Filipino domestic helpers are  presently working illegally in China. With a great demand for skilled domestic workers, Filipino OFWs would have an option to apply using legal processes on their desired higher salary for their sector. Source: ejinsight.com, PhilStar Read More:  The effectivity of the Nationwide Smoking Ban or  E.O. 26 (Providing for the Establishment of Smoke-free Environment in Public and Enclosed Places) started today, July 23, but only a few seems to be aware of it.  President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Executive Order 26 with the citizens health in mind. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the executive order is a milestone where the government prioritize public health protection.    The smoking ban includes smoking in places such as  schools, universities and colleges, playgrounds, restaurants and food preparation areas, basketball courts, stairwells, health centers, clinics, public and private hospitals, hotels, malls, elevators, taxis, buses, public utility jeepneys, ships, tricycles, trains, airplanes, and  gas stations which are prone to combustion. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.   Read More:          ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS, TYPE KEYWORDS and TITLE OF ARTICLE at the box below Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas to be provided by the owner of the establishment. Smoking in private vehicles parked in public areas is also prohibited. What Do You Need To know About The Nationwide Smoking Ban Violators will be fined P500 to P10,000, depending on their number of offenses, while owners of establishments caught violating the EO will face a fine of P5,000 or imprisonment of not more than 30 days. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.          ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO  Dominador Say, undersecretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said that talks are underway with Chinese embassy officials on this possibility. China’s five major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen will soon be the destinfor Filipino domestic workers who are seeking higher income.     The effectivity of the Nationwide Smoking Ban or  E.O. 26 (Providing for the Establishment of Smoke-free Environment in Public and Enclosed Places) started today, July 23, but only a few seems to be aware of it.  President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Executive Order 26 with the citizens health in mind. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the executive order is a milestone where the government prioritize public health protection.    The smoking ban includes smoking in places such as  schools, universities and colleges, playgrounds, restaurants and food preparation areas, basketball courts, stairwells, health centers, clinics, public and private hospitals, hotels, malls, elevators, taxis, buses, public utility jeepneys, ships, tricycles, trains, airplanes, and  gas stations which are prone to combustion. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.   Read More:          ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS, TYPE KEYWORDS and TITLE OF ARTICLE at the box below Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas to be provided by the owner of the establishment. Smoking in private vehicles parked in public areas is also prohibited. What Do You Need To know About The Nationwide Smoking Ban Violators will be fined P500 to P10,000, depending on their number of offenses, while owners of establishments caught violating the EO will face a fine of P5,000 or imprisonment of not more than 30 days. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.  ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS, TYPE KEYWORDS and TITLE OF ARTICLE at the box below

The largest chunk of more than 2 million OFWs deployed around the world are domestic or household service workers. Most of them are females---mothers who has left their own children to take care of someone else's children and take care of their houses.
POEA data of 2015, the latest to date, shows that out of the 515,217 total new hires in 2015 based on top jobs category, the number of  household service workers is the largest with 194,835 total deployment.
Most of  them are deployed in the Middle East particularly Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE. Another favorite destination for our HSWs are Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
The largest chunk of more than 2 million OFWs deployed around the world are domestic or household service workers. Most of them are females---mothers who has left their own children to take care of someone else's children and take care of their houses. POEA data of 2015, the latest to date, shows that out of the 515,217 total new hires in 2015 based on top jobs category, the number of  household service workers is the largest with 194,835 total deployment. Most of  them are deployed in the Middle East particularly Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE. Another favorite destination for our HSWs are Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.  Why do many OFWs prefer applying to be HSWs in spite of the growing number of maltreated OFWs especially in the Middle East? Applying for HSW job is probably the easiest. It doesn't require high educational attainment, experience and skills but having these could be an advantage. placement fee is also waived by the POEA  although there are reports of some recruitment agencies collecting fees from them to be able to be deployed immediately.  How much are you going to earn if you apply for household jobs in different countries around the world?  We made a survey about the various earnings based on the actual minimum wage received by the participant OFW HSWs on monthly basis and here's what we found out:  Bahrain The usual salary for HSW working in Bahrain is around BHD160 ( P21,376+).  Brunei Filipino domestic workers in Brunei are earning US$400 (P20,000+).  China Salary ranges for HSWs in China is from 4,500 to 6,000 Yuan (P 33,000+ - P45,000+).  Cyprus HSWs working in Cyprus earn from 314 to 400 Euros per month (P18,000+ - P23,000+).  Canada An HSW could earn around C$14.44 (P570+) per hour.  Dubai HSWs in Dubai salary earning depends on the employer and the length of your service. They earn around 1,500 Dirhams (P20,500+).  Egypt HSWs generally earn between $450 and $700 ( P22,600+ - P35,000+) per month in Egypt plus benefits.  France  In France, HSWs salary range are usually between $650 and $750 (P32,700+ - P37,700+).  Guam Salary range for HSWs in Guam is from 600 to 650 Euros (P35,600+ -  P38,600+).  Hong Kong Some of Filipinas working in Hong Kong has different salary rate depending on the employer. The minimum salary is set to HKD4,310 (P27,765) but some of them claim to be receiving only HKD4,210 (P27,121). Other luckier HSWs receive HKD5,000(P32,000+) , some receive HKD6,200( P39,940) and some receive as much as HKD8,000 (P51,000+).  Ireland An HSWs in Ireland claimed that she receives a  salary rate of 4,300 Euros (P255,000+). But the fact is yet to be verified.  Israel HSWs in Israel earn $1,300 (65,000+) could be lower or higher depending on the employer.  Japan HSWs in Japan is earning around  JP¥136,203(P61,000+)  Kuwait Kuwait HSWs earn around 100 to 120 Kuwaiti Dinars (P16,000+ - P20,000+) per month.  KSA The salary range of HSWs in KSA is from SAR 1,500 to SAR2,000 (P 20,000+ - P26,000+).  Lebanon The salary received by HSWs in Lebanon is $400 (P20,000+).  Malaysia In Malaysia, the HSWs earn from 1,500 to 1,600 Malaysian Ringgit (P17,000 -P18,000+).  Macau The salary of HSWs working in Macau earns around 5,000 Pataca (P41,000+).  Morocco In Morocco, HSWs earn around 4,000 Moroccan Dirhams (P21,000).  Oman HSWs salary in Oman varies from 120 to 140 Omani Riyal (P15,000 to P18,000+).  Qatar A Filipina HSWs who works in Qatar could earn from 1,200 to 1,460 Qatari Riyal (P 16,000+ to P20,000+ ) depending on the employer.  Singapore The salary of HSWs in Singapore varies depending on the employer. They are earning from 550 to 750 Singaporean Dollars (P20,000+ to P27,000+).  These figures are nice to read but the real sacrifice and struggle before the HSWs could get the money , particularly those in the Middle East, is serious. Maybe if you would ask them if they will still go to work abroad if they could earn enough for their family in their home country, most probably a lot of them will choose to stay with the warmth of their family's embrace.  *This is a progressive survey and we will add more countries based on the survey result. Currency conversion is based on the latest rate.  Read More:  China's plans to hire Filipino household workers to their five major cities including Beijing and Shanghai, was reported at a local newspaper Philippine Star. it could be a big break for the household workers who are trying their luck in finding greener pastures by working overseas  China is offering up to P100,000  a month, or about HK$15,000. The existing minimum allowable wage for a foreign domestic helper in Hong Kong is  around HK$4,310 per month.  Dominador Say, undersecretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said that talks are underway with Chinese embassy officials on this possibility. China’s five major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen will soon be the haven for Filipino domestic workers who are seeking higher income.  DOLE is expected to have further negotiations on the launch date with a delegation from China in September.   according to Usec Say, Chinese employers favor Filipino domestic workers for their English proficiency, which allows them to teach their employers’ children.    Chinese embassy officials also mentioned that improving ties with the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte has paved the way for the new policy to materialize.  There is presently a strict work visa system for foreign workers who want to enter mainland China. But according Usec. Say, China is serious about the proposal.   Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said an estimated 200,000 Filipino domestic helpers are  presently working illegally in China. With a great demand for skilled domestic workers, Filipino OFWs would have an option to apply using legal processes on their desired higher salary for their sector. Source: ejinsight.com, PhilStar Read More:  The effectivity of the Nationwide Smoking Ban or  E.O. 26 (Providing for the Establishment of Smoke-free Environment in Public and Enclosed Places) started today, July 23, but only a few seems to be aware of it.  President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Executive Order 26 with the citizens health in mind. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the executive order is a milestone where the government prioritize public health protection.    The smoking ban includes smoking in places such as  schools, universities and colleges, playgrounds, restaurants and food preparation areas, basketball courts, stairwells, health centers, clinics, public and private hospitals, hotels, malls, elevators, taxis, buses, public utility jeepneys, ships, tricycles, trains, airplanes, and  gas stations which are prone to combustion. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.   Read More:          ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS, TYPE KEYWORDS and TITLE OF ARTICLE at the box below Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas to be provided by the owner of the establishment. Smoking in private vehicles parked in public areas is also prohibited. What Do You Need To know About The Nationwide Smoking Ban Violators will be fined P500 to P10,000, depending on their number of offenses, while owners of establishments caught violating the EO will face a fine of P5,000 or imprisonment of not more than 30 days. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.          ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO  Dominador Say, undersecretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said that talks are underway with Chinese embassy officials on this possibility. China’s five major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen will soon be the destinfor Filipino domestic workers who are seeking higher income.     The effectivity of the Nationwide Smoking Ban or  E.O. 26 (Providing for the Establishment of Smoke-free Environment in Public and Enclosed Places) started today, July 23, but only a few seems to be aware of it.  President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Executive Order 26 with the citizens health in mind. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the executive order is a milestone where the government prioritize public health protection.    The smoking ban includes smoking in places such as  schools, universities and colleges, playgrounds, restaurants and food preparation areas, basketball courts, stairwells, health centers, clinics, public and private hospitals, hotels, malls, elevators, taxis, buses, public utility jeepneys, ships, tricycles, trains, airplanes, and  gas stations which are prone to combustion. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.   Read More:          ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS, TYPE KEYWORDS and TITLE OF ARTICLE at the box below Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas to be provided by the owner of the establishment. Smoking in private vehicles parked in public areas is also prohibited. What Do You Need To know About The Nationwide Smoking Ban Violators will be fined P500 to P10,000, depending on their number of offenses, while owners of establishments caught violating the EO will face a fine of P5,000 or imprisonment of not more than 30 days. The Department of Health  urges all the establishments to post "no smoking" signs in compliance with the new executive order. They also appeal to the public to report any violation against the nationwide ban on smoking in public places.  ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS, TYPE KEYWORDS and TITLE OF ARTICLE at the box below
Why do many OFWs prefer applying to be HSWs in spite of the growing number of maltreated OFWs especially in the Middle East?
Applying for HSW job is probably the easiest. It doesn't require high educational attainment, experience and skills but having these could be an advantage. placement fee is also waived by the POEA  although there are reports of some recruitment agencies collecting fees from them to be able to be deployed immediately.


How much are you going to earn if you apply for household jobs in different countries around the world?
We made a survey about the various earnings based on the actual minimum wage received by the participant OFW HSWs on monthly basis and here's what we found out:

Bahrain
The usual salary for HSW working in Bahrain is around BHD160 ( P21,376+).

Brunei
Filipino domestic workers in Brunei are earning US$400 (P20,000+).

China
Salary ranges for HSWs in China is from 4,500 to 6,000 Yuan (P 33,000+ - P45,000+).

Cyprus
HSWs working in Cyprus earn from 314 to 400 Euros per month (P18,000+ - P23,000+).

Canada
An HSW could earn around C$14.44 (P570+) per hour.

Dubai
HSWs in Dubai salary earning depends on the employer and the length of your service. They earn around 1,500 Dirhams (P20,500+).

Egypt
HSWs generally earn between $450 and $700 ( P22,600+ - P35,000+) per month in Egypt plus benefits.

France
 In France, HSWs salary range are usually between $650 and $750 (P32,700+ - P37,700+).


Guam

Salary range for HSWs in Guam is from 600 to 650 Euros (P35,600+ -  P38,600+).


Hong Kong
Some of Filipinas working in Hong Kong has different salary rate depending on the employer. The minimum salary is set to HKD4,310 (P27,765) but some of them claim to be receiving only HKD4,210 (P27,121). Other luckier HSWs receive HKD5,000(P32,000+) , some receive HKD6,200( P39,940) and some receive as much as HKD8,000 (P51,000+).

Ireland
An HSWs in Ireland claimed that she receives a  salary rate of 4,300 Euros (P255,000+). But the fact is yet to be verified.

Israel
HSWs in Israel earn $1,300 (65,000+) could be lower or higher depending on the employer.

Japan
HSWs in Japan is earning around  JP¥136,203(P61,000+)

Kuwait
Kuwait HSWs earn around 100 to 120 Kuwaiti Dinars (P16,000+ - P20,000+) per month.

KSA
The salary range of HSWs in KSA is from SAR 1,500 to SAR2,000 (P 20,000+ - P26,000+).

Lebanon
The salary received by HSWs in Lebanon is $400 (P20,000+).

Malaysia
In Malaysia, the HSWs earn from 1,500 to 1,600 Malaysian Ringgit (P17,000 -P18,000+).

Macau
The salary of HSWs working in Macau earns around 5,000 Pataca (P41,000+).

Morocco
In Morocco, HSWs earn around 4,000 Moroccan Dirhams (P21,000).

Oman
HSWs salary in Oman varies from 120 to 140 Omani Riyal (P15,000 to P18,000+).

Qatar
A Filipina HSWs who works in Qatar could earn from 1,200 to 1,460 Qatari Riyal (P 16,000+ to P20,000+ ) depending on the employer.

Singapore
The salary of HSWs in Singapore varies depending on the employer. They are earning from 550 to 750 Singaporean Dollars (P20,000+ to P27,000+).

These figures are nice to read but the real sacrifice and struggle before the HSWs could get the money , particularly those in the Middle East, is serious. Maybe if you would ask them if they will still go to work abroad if they could earn enough for their family in their home country, most probably a lot of them will choose to stay with the warmth of their family's embrace.

*This is a progressive survey and we will add more countries based on the survey result.
Currency conversion is based on the latest rate.




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