Just about all your expenses are covered when you work at Sias University. Airfare, Visa, Housing, Electricity, Internet, Cable TV, Culture Trips, weekly trips to Zhengzhou, and 6 weeks of paid holiday.

$100 spends more like $500 in Henan Province. But, not everyone budgets their money and many like to travel to Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong or go to other countries like Thailand or the Philippines during our 6-week winter holiday. Don’t plan on saving any money if you want to to travel to these places often during the school year.

To help you plan, open this Excel document: Salary estimator updated January 2017, which is a tool for estimating how much you will make and save in a month or year.

Also look in the FAQ under Questions about Money to see other related topics.