fbpx

Higher Ed Examiner

Highest Paying Cities For Expats, 2018 Ranking By HSBC

With an average annual earnings of $217,165, Mumbai, India’s financial capital, tops global rankings for expat salaries, according to HSBC survey, more than twice the global average of $99,903.

San Francisco, meanwhile, took second position on the salary ranking with an average salary of $207,227, while Zurich took third position with $206,875.

Shanghai emerged as the 4th most lucrative city for expats. Foreigners working in China’s financial hub can expect an average salary of $202,211.

Expats working in Geneva can typically expect to bring home a sizable $184,942 salary.

Highest Paying Cities For Expats, 2018 Ranking By HSBC

RankCityCountyAverage expat salary
1MumbaiIndia$217,165
2San FranciscoUnited States$207,227
3ZurichSwitzerland$206,875
4ShanghaiChina$202,211
5GenevaSwitzerland$184,942
6New YorkUnited States$182,240
6Los AngelesUnited States$161,126
8JakartaIndonesia$152,589
9Hong KongHong Kong$148,410
10ParisFrance$139,602
11DubaiUnited Arab Emirates$138,177
12MoscowRussia$135,909
13SydneyAustralia$134,368
14TokyoJapan$132,508
15DohaQatar$131,408
16Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates$127,456
17Kuwait CityKuwait$123,041
18BangkokThailand$119,601
19NairobiKenya$119,182
20SingaporeSingapore$117,904
21Kuala LumpurMalaysia$117,515
22RiyadhSaudi Arabia$116,679
23OsloNorway$114,538
24MuscatOman$113,733
25Sao PaoloBrazil$113,516
26LondonUnited Kingdom$107,863
27AucklandNew Zealand$107,500
28ViennaAustria$103,342
29BrusselsBelgium$102,482
30IstanbulTurkey$100,577
31TorontoCanada$100,024
32Mexico CityMexico$97,381
33WarsawPoland$96,443
34MelbourneAustralia$95,342
35VancouverCanada$94,655
36JohannesburgSouth Africa$92,416
37DublinIreland$91,419
38StockholmSweden$91,184
39MadridSpain$88,862
40ManamaBahrain$88,841
41SeoulSouth Korea$86,115
42BerlinGermany$84,162
43CairoEgypt$81,952
44TaipeiTaiwan$76,788
45Buenos AiresArgentina$73,000
46PragueCzech Republic$68,622
47ManchesterUnited Kingdom$66,480
48GlasgowUnited Kingdom$66,176
49BarcelonaSpain$65,070
50BirminghamUnited Kingdom$61,950
51LisbonPortugal$60,913
52EdinburghUnited Kingdom$56,250
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan DhirajVerified account

CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD Magazine
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

Leave a Reply

Share
Tweet
Share
Email