Rankings used by companies to decide expats' salaries: Mercer
New York-based Mercer considered cost of items like housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment for this survey. The rankings are apparently used by companies to decide an expat's salary, the company said. This year, New York City was kept as the standard.
Aamchi Mumbai pays its expats the highest in the world
In a February survey conducted by HSBC, it was found that Mumbai pays its expats the highest globally. It pays $217,165 annually to foreigners, which is double the average salary of other cities combined. San Francisco and Zurich came second and third in the survey.