If you have found a job in Japan, this is an example below:
Living expenses vary depending on your living location as well as your lifestyle. You can take a look at these 2 spending patterns below to have a rough estimation.
Mr. Nguyen, 29 years old
Job: IT engineer
Salary: JPY 6,000,000 per annum
|Monthly Gross Income||500,000||500,000|
|Basic Monthly Expenses||Moderate||High|
|Tax, pension, and health insurance*||99,170||99,170|
|Utilities (water, gas, electricity)||10,000||10,000|
|Telecommunication (phone, internet)||10,000||10,000|
|Total Basic Monthly Expenses||189,170||247,170|
*Japan has a progressive tax system, for simple calculation, we use a flat rate of 17% in this example
**Most companies will cover your transportation fees from and to work but you should still budget for personal travel
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