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a VirtualTourist member from Saltillo


I Need Information About Oradea

I'm getting a job proposal in Oradea Romania and I need to take a decision but I need to know what is the cost of living there. I have some questions and it will help me to much if someone can answer me as soon as possible.
I'm from México they are ofering me 9,000 RON (3,000USD)monthly, I have 3 doughters 2, 3 and 10 years old and my wife.
- What is the salary rate for Industrial Engineers in Oradea?
- What is the average cost of renting a house of at least 3 bedrooms in a good zone?
- What is the average cost of groceries for a family of 5 (monthly)?
- What is the average cost of Services like water, electricity, gas, internet, cable, etc.
- What is the average cost of having a brand new small car?
- What is the cost of transportation?
- What is the cost of Kindergarden and Elementary Schools? are they good?
- The public schools are good?
- The medical hospitals are good?
- What is the cost of a good dinner per person in a good restaurant?
- Are there fun places for kids?
I think with this questions I could have a better idea if the offer is good or bad.
Thanks in advance for your answers.

3 Answers

answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Bucharest

Well 3000USD/month is about 12 times the medium wage in Romania. So it is not bad at all.

Well an industrial engineer receives in Romania probably around 400-700 EUR depending on company.

3 bedrooms in a good zone might cost around 400-600 EUR/month

Grocery, not bery expensive - probably around 300- 400/ month

Services - cost together somewhere around 200-300 EUR/month

Transportation - buses/trams - monthly pass/person - 12 EUR
- gasoline - 1 EUR/liter

Brand new small car for 3 kids - 5.000 - 9.000 EUR

Kindergarten/ Elementary School - are in good shape, public schools included

Medical Services in Oradea are OK. The city has a medical University.

Dinner - 10 EUR

Yes, Oradea is like any other city in Europe . parks, malls, fun places for kids, very nice buildings and so on.

answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Frankfurt am Main

Hola amigo!
Mi nombro es amadeus, estoy aleman, fui casado con una doctora romana para diez anos y de esto fui en romania muchissima vezes a visitar su familia. Ahora estoy con una novia sud americana y vivo en los estados unidos.
Yo se que un ordontologo hace como 1000-2000$ per month.
Thus it seems that you are probably going to have a very nice lifesstyle with your job offer.
Well I havent seen a lot of Mexico but I got the feeling that life in romania is much saver and the gap between rich and poor is not as drastically visible.
the romanian caracter is somewhat close to that of an Italian or Latino.
Entan muy amigosos! Corruption and pick pocketing is the only bad thing that I can say about this country.
The caracter of the people is very open and friendly and you will be admired as a foreigner.
Ca mexicanu, nu o sa ai probleme, sa inveti limba romana- este forte similar cu spaniola sau italiana. See you are already getting it.
The education system has a good reputation.
maybe this webpage will give you some more information too:
So you will have an easy time adjusting!

answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Frankfurt am Main
if you have some more questions please feel free to ask.
You could also email my friend and say hi to hium from me, who himself is thinking about relocation to romania himself from germany.
email: [email]

success and keep me posted


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