IT jobs with relocation to Hoofddorp

General

Hoofddorp, as a little town near Amsterdam, is literally translated as Main Village. This town is in the Defense line of Amsterdam (a 135 km long ring of fortifications around Amsterdam). Furthermore, this town has a good transport connection to a big amount of cities. For instance, Den Haag, Amsterdam, Leiden, etc. Moreover, Hoofddorp is not far from Schiphol Airport, that's why here you can find a lot of hotels. There is one interesting fact that the Netherlands Aviation Safety Board was headquartered in this town. In addition, there are a lot of places in Hoofddorp, such as shopping malls, restaurants, bars, discotheques, spring and summer festivals.

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Cost of living
Property prices
  • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 775 
  • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 650 
  • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,195 
  • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 965
Utilities (monthy)
  • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 143
  • Internet € 40 
Transportation
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 3
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 75 
  • Taxi 1km ride € 2 
  • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5 
Food & Restaraunts
  • The average food basket € 29                                                                                                                                                                                         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 € 15
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 60
  • Beer € 3
  • Cappuccino (regular) € 2 
  • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 1
Sports and leisure
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 22 
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 8 

Healthcare

In Hoofddorp you have the opportunity to choose your general practitioner. Moreover, there are 3 hospitals in this city. Medications are provided by all pharmacies in Hoofddorp. However, you need a prescription from a doctor for some medicines. 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.

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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.

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Climate

Hoofddorp, as a city with an oceanic climate, is considered as a place with mild winters and summers. The average temperature in summer is 22°C (71 °F) and in winter -1°C (30 °F).

 22°C

average temperature in summer

-1°C

average temperature in winter


Safety

Hoofddorp, as a small city, is a peaceful place for living. Most people in this city feel safe because a crime rate is low in Hoofddorp.


Economy

Hoofddorp, as a small city near Amsterdam, has not so big economic potential. However, big companies and low prices attract more and more highly educated employees.

1552

Minimum monthly salary

3850

Average monthly salary


  • General

    Hoofddorp, as a little town near Amsterdam, is literally translated as Main Village. This town is in the Defense line of Amsterdam (a 135 km long ring of fortifications around Amsterdam). Furthermore, this town has a good transport connection to a big amount of cities. For instance, Den Haag, Amsterdam, Leiden, etc. Moreover, Hoofddorp is not far from Schiphol Airport, that's why here you can find a lot of hotels. There is one interesting fact that the Netherlands Aviation Safety Board was headquartered in this town. In addition, there are a lot of places in Hoofddorp, such as shopping malls, restaurants, bars, discotheques, spring and summer festivals.

    More about Hoofddorp

  • Cost of living
    Property prices
    • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 775 
    • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 650 
    • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,195 
    • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 965
    Utilities (monthy)
    • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 143
    • Internet € 40 
    Transportation
    • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 3
    • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 75 
    • Taxi 1km ride € 2 
    • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5 
    Food & Restaraunts
    • The average food basket € 29                                                                                                                                                                                         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 € 15
    • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 60
    • Beer € 3
    • Cappuccino (regular) € 2 
    • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 1
    Sports and leisure
    • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 22 
    • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 8 
  • Healthcare

    In Hoofddorp you have the opportunity to choose your general practitioner. Moreover, there are 3 hospitals in this city. Medications are provided by all pharmacies in Hoofddorp. However, you need a prescription from a doctor for some medicines. 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.

    More about Higher Education

  • Climate

    Hoofddorp, as a city with an oceanic climate, is considered as a place with mild winters and summers. The average temperature in summer is 22°C (71 °F) and in winter -1°C (30 °F).

     22°C

    average temperature in summer

    -1°C

    average temperature in winter

  • Safety

    Hoofddorp, as a small city, is a peaceful place for living. Most people in this city feel safe because a crime rate is low in Hoofddorp.

  • Economy

    Hoofddorp, as a small city near Amsterdam, has not so big economic potential. However, big companies and low prices attract more and more highly educated employees.

    1552

    Minimum monthly salary

    3850

    Average monthly salary

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