Would you work IT in another country?

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  1. fintheman

    fintheman I will ebay O/T!

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    I have a chance to work for the government at a military base in Germany doing IT support/desktop support.

    Pay is VERY good for Nashville, but I have no clue if its any good over there.
     
  2. crontab

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    I believe the cost of living anywhere in Europe is much higher than the majority of the U.S. Especially compared to TN. There are plenty of international cost of living calculators online.
     
  3. D1G1T4L

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    what?? i really dont think so
     
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    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    usa = the best country in the world and i like living here
    so it would be a no 4 me
     
  5. Peyomp

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    Do it. The opportunity to live and work in another country is an invaluable one. Cost of living in Germany is high, however. So do your homework.
     
  6. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    Don't think so what?
     
  7. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    It depends. The cost of living in Europe is much higher than in the USA if the standard of living is the same, whereas the cost of living is the same in both places if the standard of living is lower in Europe. Basically the Cost:Comfort ratio hurts more in Europe. Try buying a house in Europe; it makes most of the USA look downright affordable. Try building a house in Europe; they probably won't let you because they're overcrowded, esp. in England and Germany.
     
  8. rsxm5

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    Depends on the country... Germany, yeah I would... but it would also depend on how you were being compensated and such.
     

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