An advanced economy and high rising skyscrapers are what the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known for. The country primarily focuses on two of the most significant industries: oil & Tourism. Growing industrialization in the UAE has increased the number of opportunities.
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah
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The top local universities of the United Arab Emirates are mentioned below with world rank:
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Below mentioned are the most common jobs in the United Arab Emirates with the average salary range;
|Job Title||Average Monthly Salary (AED)||Average Monthly Salary (USD)|
The employees in UAE are paid once a month.
According to the UAE labor rule, the minimum wage ranges from AED 400 to AED 500 depending on
If an employee is required to work beyond the normal working hours, the person will be entitled to that days’ wage plus 25% of the basic salary for the hours worked. If the overtime is between 10 PM and 4 AM, it will be 50% of the basic salary.
There is no specific law that ensures the 13th-month pay in the UAE. However, depending on the employer, they can give out the 13th month pay but the 14th month is also customary and is paid at the end of the year
Employers have to provide the following mandatory benefits to the employee;
|DEWS||5.83% or 8.33%|
*The contributions mentioned above are made monthly based on the employee’s income.
An individual is not subjected to any income tax in the United Arab Emirates.
The standard rate of VAT in the UAE is 5%.
Based on written notice of “Legitimate reason”, either the employee or the employer can terminate the employment contract. However, an employer cannot terminate an employee on sick leave.
Depending on the employment contract, the employee has to serve 30 days to 90 days notice period to the employer. The notice period for probationary employees before termination ranges from 7- 14 days.
The severance pay in the UAE is known as Gratuity pay. This pay is only applicable if the employee has given one year or more of service. The remuneration is calculated in the following manner;
In both the mentioned cases, the gratuity pay should not exceed the wage of 2 years.
The employees who belong to GCC and the UAE will only need a work permit. However, other employees will need a residence visa and work permit sponsored by an established UAE entity employer.
Other employees can work under the sponsorship of a spouse work permit in the UAE.