Work in Greece
Fancy escaping away to the Mediterranean climate or crystal clear waters and hot sandy beaches?
No need to look any further - we have found the solution & it's Greece!
Home Sweet Home!
The great thing about Greece is that the cost of housing is lower when you compare it to other European countries.
It is also quite easy to find accommodation and the process to rent is simple enough too. All you would need is your passport and proof of income which you will get from your new job here.
To help make things a little easier for you, here are 2 of the most popular search sites for then it comes to looking for long term accommodation in Greece.
To help give you an idea of how much you would need to pay here - we have the average rent per month for apartments in Greece:
Rent Per Month Greece (Average)
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre €200 - €400
Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of City Centre €180 - €350
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre €350 - €750
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside City Centre €300 - €650
In order to successfully open a bank account (for those well-earned paychecks) in Greece you will need:
- Proof of address
- Tax Residence Certificate
- Business Address
- Proof of Income (You can get this from your employer)
The most popular banks here in Greece would be:
- Alpha Bank
- Attica Bank
For those who live and work in Greece for more than 183 days, must pay tax.
While you are here in Greece, you are going to want to become familiar with the tax system.
Of course, similar to other countries (such as Ireland) your percentage of tax is dependant on the level of income you have in a tax year.
Bracket Annual Income Tax Rate
1 up to €20,000 22%
2 €20,001 - €30,000 29%
3 €30,001 - €40,000 37%
4 over €40,000 45%
Day to Day
Of course, you want to know what the average cost of your weekly shop is going to cost. We have compiled a number of items you might find in your typical shopping basket.
Milk (1 Liter) €1.17 Eggs (12) €2.94
Loaf of White Bread €.88 Rice (1Kg) €1.56
Cheese (1Kg) €7.89 Potatoes (1Kg) €.80
Cigarettes (20 Pack) €4.50 Bottle of Wine €7.00