Price and salary development https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development Price and salary development - GoKunming Forum Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:41:13 +0800 Price and salary development - Post by kurtosis https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92939 I couldn't get around noting how expensive restaurants are here in Kunming, compared to the local average salary, and started to wonder if it's always been like this or if the gap widened lately.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:14:40 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92939
Price and salary development - Post by Liumingke1234 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92942 The rents and food price has gone way up within the last five years. Some schools still want to pay you 100 yuan an hour.Mind you when I first came here in 2006, the… Sun, 11 Jun 2017 18:31:37 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92942 Price and salary development - Post by tigertiger - moderator https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92947 Salaries in the English/foreign teaching field do not seem to have increased much in the last 10 years.
However, salaries in other sectors has gone up a lot, and so has the minimum wage.
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 19:41:16 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92947
Price and salary development - Post by Haali https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92948 Dozens of people, perhaps, hundreds, are involved in growing, harvesting, transporting, and preparing my meal. I'm not gonna complain cos I had to work like 15 minutes in order to make the money to pay… Sun, 11 Jun 2017 20:48:36 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92948 Price and salary development - Post by hehehe https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92950 English teacher's salary follows English speaking countries' inflation/GPD growth figures, Chinese workers salary follows Chinese inflation/GPD growth figures. It only makes sense that English teacher's salary should not rise in accordance to the general inflation.… Sun, 11 Jun 2017 22:31:52 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92950 Price and salary development - Post by Haali https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92951 A good point hehehe. But in the UK, wages have fallen significantly, in real terms in the past 5 years, whereas my salary in China has almost doubled since 2012. Prices have gone up sure,… Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:41:37 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92951 Price and salary development - Post by tigertiger - moderator https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92953 Your salary may have doubled, but not all of us are as fortunate.… Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:00:06 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=4#post-92953 Price and salary development - Post by tigertiger - moderator https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=3#post-92971 @hehehe said. "English teacher's salary follows English speaking countries' inflation/GPD growth figures, Chinese workers salary follows Chinese inflation/GPD growth figures. It only makes sense that English teacher's salary should not rise in accordance to the… Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:00:27 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=3#post-92971 Price and salary development - Post by Liumingke1234 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=3#post-92972 @tiger tiger
100% correct.
From 80 yuan to 150 yuan per hour in a 11 year period is pretty pathetic wouldn't you say?…
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:53:27 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=3#post-92972
Price and salary development - Post by Alien https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=3#post-92977 @Tiger: kilo of apples more than hourly minimum wage - yes, that's a problem for people earning the hour minimum wage, but not for people making 4500rmb/month, probably plus accommodation, for teaching English. But I… Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:04:14 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/14013/price-and-salary-development?page=3#post-92977