Basic salary of a Filipino maid
According to statistics, it is often said that the basic salary or the maximum amount that any 菲傭 (Filipino maid) or her employment agency (僱傭中心) will get from you is at most 25% of your own income, that is like a quarter of the income of the whole house . This is a generally acceptable truth, so consideration of whether your personal needs coupled with that cost, will still help you save some amount for investment is very important. One has to be mentally and financially prepared for this.
It should be noted that these made are not citizens or indigenes of Maccau, Taiwan, and China. So, when the maids are through or contract has expired, employer should note that he or she will be the one to pay for their transportation back to where they came from; also the cost of their medical expanse has to be cleared by their employer. The maximum number of contract years as provided by Immigration department is two. Though, the number of contract years can be renewed after a contract has expired.
Foreign domestic helper hiring expenditure (外傭) might still be the same after renewal and it might also be less than that, but it all depends on the company or agency that you are dealing with. There are some terms associated with the renewal, any renewal that has been done cannot be cancelled or changed, once it has been confirmed by the agency. In the renewal process, if any kind of dispute comes up, it Is the leisure house that has the final decision at hand whether for HL&C (康樂居)or not. For discount, it only applies to online renewal, for more questions about the renewal; one can make a call through to them.