Medical and Dental Treatment
As an international employee of you are entitled to Medical Care Dental and Basic dental care.
You are entitled to receive minimum 30 days annual leave and other holidays per year. This allows ample opportunity to take extended trips to your home country or to see the world and experience international travel at its best
As an International employee you will be entitled to both Initial Hire and Repatriation tickets to and from your point of origin. In addition, each year you will be entitled to a free round-trip annual leave ticket to your point of origin.
Free Hospital Housing
As an International employee you are entitled to receive either free Hospital housing or a housing allowance (some restrictions apply). As you will not be making rental or mortgage payments here in the Kingdom, this gives yet another boost to your monthly salary with money in your pocket!
As an International employee some government hospitals give a generous relocation allowance to you upon both initial hire and repatriation (some restrictions apply). The amount of this relocation allowance depends upon your point of origin and your contract status.
Most of the government hospitals have facilities open to you, including swimming pools, tennis courts, a bowling alley and amenities centre. In addition, some offer a number of recreational courses, exercise programs and trips and a variety of other benefits to the employees
Potentially Tax-Free Salary
In keeping with Saudi Law, no income taxes are collected by the Saudi Arabian government. This means that your paycheque comes to you and you keep every riyal you earn. (US$ 1 = Saudi Riyal 3.75) Imagine receiving a paycheck with no deductions for income taxes!!! If you do qualify to be tax-free from your home country, this is the equivalent of receiving a pay raise equal to your income tax rate, possibly as much as a 40% increase automatically! And that is not even considering the competitive salaries offered by the hospitals and other moneysaving benefits such as free housing.
Most of the government hospitals offer generous service bonuses equal to one month's salary upon completion of each contract year, beginning after the second contract year.
Most of the government hospitals give their international hire employees severance pay upon completion of your contract and subsequent repatriation. This is a one-time payment made upon your final departure from the hospital and is accrued throughout your tenure within the Hospital. Severance pay accrues at a rate of 15 days pay for each of your first four years and 30 days pay for the fifth and subsequent years.