Originally Posted by rickschoppers
Yes, I worked the same hours and days off in 1984-86 when the US had most of the hospital contracts in Saudi. With the free room and board, along with the tax free potential, it was still more cash than I could make back home. Plus, it put me closer to some interesting travel destinations.
Yeah... Travelling TO places from the mIddle east is a real bonus. When u include the flights, Meds, car, fuel, accommodation in addition to the salary, and tax free too, the package in simply not comparable to UK.. My only regret is not making the move earlier in my career.