IT jobs with relocation to Almere

General

Almere, as a new modern city, is the second largest city in the Amsterdam Area. This place is well known as "Amsterdam New Land". Almere is ideal for families because it is small, modern, cozy and thoughtfully planned. Additionally, here you can find a free place for building own house with your design according to your needs and desires. Moreover, there is one interesting fact that there are a lot of internationals, so this city is comfortable for English-speaking expats.

2d

largest city in the Amsterdam Area


Cost of living
Property prices
  • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 800 
  • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 648
  • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,233
  • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 1,017
Utilities (monthy)
  • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 364 
  • Internet € 39 
Transportation
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 3
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 99 
  • Taxi 1km ride € 3.5 
  • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5
Food & Restaraunts
  • The average food basket € 34                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
  • Lunch € 11 
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 50 
  • Beer € 4
  • Cappuccino (regular) € 2.6 
  • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 1.7 
Sports and leisure
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult  € 25 
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 10.5

Healthcare

Everybody in the Netherlands before going to the specialist has to see a general practitioner first. Furthermore, you can choose a GP by yourself.

Medications are provided by pharmacies in Almere. Here you can choose which one to visit.

In Almere in 2008 "Almere Health City" project was set up. It includes innovative healthcare facilities, a lot of opportunities for students, researchers and doctors.

Dutch healthcare system in 2015 was rated as the best in Europe (this country spends around 11.2% of GDP on health). Furthermore, almost all doctors there speak English (English is a second language for more than 80% of Dutch). Besides, it is obligatory to take out standard health insurance in the Netherlands for everyone.

Your employer will pay 6.75% of your salary for you for the basic insurance (Zvw), and deduct 9.65% from your pay for the long-term care (Wlz). Also you have to pay monthly contributions to your health insurer.

More about health care system


Education

There is a three-level educational system in the Netherlands. On the third level you can choose between vocational (HBO = University of Applied Sciences) and academic (WO = Research University) level. Bachelor's and Master's degree are available. There are two kinds of institutions in the Netherlands: private and governmental (Dutch government sets Dutch university fees). For EU students Dutch university fees start from 1 950 EUR, but for non-EU students Dutch university fees for Bachelor`s programmes are between 6 000 EUR and 15 000 EUR and for Master’s programmes between 8 000 EUR and 20 000 EUR. Moreover, here you can find universities, colleges and education providers in Almere. 

More about Higher Education


Climate

Almere, as a city with oceanic climate, is considered as a place with cool winters and warm summers. The average temperature in summer is 20°C (68 °F) and in winter 0°C (32 °F). Moreover, rainy days are common in Almere.

 20°C

average temperature in summer

C

average temperature in winter


Safety

Almere, as a very safe city, has a safety level of 79% safe according to Numbeo’s rating and 85% according to Hikersbay. And about crime, this city is also safe for residents.

85/100

Safety index "Hikersbay"

79/100

Safety index "Numbeo"


Economy

Almere, as the newest city in the Netherlands, is considered as the fastest growing part of the Netherlands in terms of economy. That`s why Almere attracts the best professionals from different countries.

1552

Minimum monthly salary

3250

Average monthly salary


People

Expat communities are common in Almere because there you can connect with other expats, find friends and help, if it is needed.

InternationalAlmere

JustLanded

  • General

    Almere, as a new modern city, is the second largest city in the Amsterdam Area. This place is well known as "Amsterdam New Land". Almere is ideal for families because it is small, modern, cozy and thoughtfully planned. Additionally, here you can find a free place for building own house with your design according to your needs and desires. Moreover, there is one interesting fact that there are a lot of internationals, so this city is comfortable for English-speaking expats.

    2d

    largest city in the Amsterdam Area

  • Cost of living
    Property prices
    • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 800 
    • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 648
    • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,233
    • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 1,017
    Utilities (monthy)
    • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 364 
    • Internet € 39 
    Transportation
    • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 3
    • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 99 
    • Taxi 1km ride € 3.5 
    • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5
    Food & Restaraunts
    • The average food basket € 34                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
    • Lunch € 11 
    • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 50 
    • Beer € 4
    • Cappuccino (regular) € 2.6 
    • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 1.7 
    Sports and leisure
    • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult  € 25 
    • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 10.5
  • Healthcare

    Everybody in the Netherlands before going to the specialist has to see a general practitioner first. Furthermore, you can choose a GP by yourself.

    Medications are provided by pharmacies in Almere. Here you can choose which one to visit.

    In Almere in 2008 "Almere Health City" project was set up. It includes innovative healthcare facilities, a lot of opportunities for students, researchers and doctors.

    Dutch healthcare system in 2015 was rated as the best in Europe (this country spends around 11.2% of GDP on health). Furthermore, almost all doctors there speak English (English is a second language for more than 80% of Dutch). Besides, it is obligatory to take out standard health insurance in the Netherlands for everyone.

    Your employer will pay 6.75% of your salary for you for the basic insurance (Zvw), and deduct 9.65% from your pay for the long-term care (Wlz). Also you have to pay monthly contributions to your health insurer.

    More about health care system

  • Education

    There is a three-level educational system in the Netherlands. On the third level you can choose between vocational (HBO = University of Applied Sciences) and academic (WO = Research University) level. Bachelor's and Master's degree are available. There are two kinds of institutions in the Netherlands: private and governmental (Dutch government sets Dutch university fees). For EU students Dutch university fees start from 1 950 EUR, but for non-EU students Dutch university fees for Bachelor`s programmes are between 6 000 EUR and 15 000 EUR and for Master’s programmes between 8 000 EUR and 20 000 EUR. Moreover, here you can find universities, colleges and education providers in Almere. 

    More about Higher Education

  • Climate

    Almere, as a city with oceanic climate, is considered as a place with cool winters and warm summers. The average temperature in summer is 20°C (68 °F) and in winter 0°C (32 °F). Moreover, rainy days are common in Almere.

     20°C

    average temperature in summer

    C

    average temperature in winter

  • Safety

    Almere, as a very safe city, has a safety level of 79% safe according to Numbeo’s rating and 85% according to Hikersbay. And about crime, this city is also safe for residents.

    85/100

    Safety index "Hikersbay"

    79/100

    Safety index "Numbeo"

  • Economy

    Almere, as the newest city in the Netherlands, is considered as the fastest growing part of the Netherlands in terms of economy. That`s why Almere attracts the best professionals from different countries.

    1552

    Minimum monthly salary

    3250

    Average monthly salary

  • People

    Expat communities are common in Almere because there you can connect with other expats, find friends and help, if it is needed.

    InternationalAlmere

    JustLanded

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