Re: Oracle DBA Position in Buffalo New York...

I'm guessing that we don't have any DBA's that make less than 100k but then
the cost of a livable house is about 500k here in Silicon Valley.
Mike

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:31 PM, Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

>
> Well, let's see.... based on where I've lived...
>
> Where I was born, Enid, Oklahoma.... where the cost of living is truly
> LOW... 65k is worth 75k in Buffalo, NY.
> Living in Seattle... a 38k salary is worth 65k in Buffalo... so that would
> be a positive move.
> Living in Chicago... 40k in Buffalo is worth about 60k in Chicago
> (Naperville, IL. to be exact).
> Living in Jacksonville, FL. 55k in Jax buys you 65k in Buffalo.
> And Salt Lake... 51k in SLC gets you 65k in Buffalo.
>
> All in all, Buffalo seems to be a cheaper place to live.
>
> Looks like:
>
> Food - Higher (slightly) in Buffalo
> Housing - Lower (a lot.... what is the quality/age of these houses I
> wonder?)in Buffalo
> Utilties, health and transportation - higher in Buffalo
>
> So the bottom line is it's almost all in the housing. I'd really question
> the quality of that housing.
>
> RF
>
>  Robert G. Freeman
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> the law by saying you have to be a Church member. It's legal I promise! :-)
> http://pages.sssnet.com/messndal/church/parachurch.pdf
>
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>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "Zelli, Brian" <Brian.Zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, June 1, 2009 1:19:25 PM
> Subject: RE: Oracle DBA Position in Buffalo New York...
>
> As a native Buffaloian, I can vouch for the pay scales here.  These
> companies are too cheap to pay because they say we have such a low cost of
> living here.
>
> ciao,
> Brian
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Joel.Patterson@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 3:06 PM
> To: jeremy.schneider@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx; michaeljmoore@xxxxxxxxx
> Cc: oraman@xxxxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: Oracle DBA Position in Buffalo New York...
>
> Wholly mollie.   Doesn't New York, (and buffalo) have federal, state,
> 'and city' taxes, not to mention sales tax?
>
> Geez, if the economy is really that bad, one won't be able to relocate
> themselves...  $60K...RAC, Data Guard, ASM, RMAN...   Stay in Florida,
> (or somewhere warm where you don't have to winterize.
>
> Joel Patterson
> Database Administrator
> 904 727-2546
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeremy Schneider
> Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2009 1:27 PM
> To: michaeljmoore@xxxxxxxxx
> Cc: oraman@xxxxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Oracle DBA Position in Buffalo New York...
>
> No kidding.  The economy must be a LOT worse than I thought.  Or maybe
> Buffalo New York is a city somewhere else, and it's not actually US$...
>
>
> Michael Moore wrote:
> > 60 to 75K ? Good luck with that.
> >
> > On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Orastaff <oraman@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > <mailto:oraman@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> >
> >     *This company will not relocate candidates. Relocation is at the
> >     candidate's own expense.
> >
> >     Salary range is $60-75K..tops.
> >
> >     -Candidates MUST have experience working in ORACLE 10g RAC, ASM,
> >     RMAN, and Data Guard in a UNIX/Linux environment.
> >
> >
>
>
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