With opportunities to hit the higher salaries (12,000rmb +) Hangzhou is suitable for those who already have extensive work experience in China and/or those who are coming to China for the first time.
With Cheap living costs a salary this high will go a long way indeed.
(20 hrs per week, Mon - Fri): 8,000-14,000RMB /month
(25 hrs per week, Wed-Sun): 8,000-14,000RMB /month
Bus Fare: 2-4RMB (Anywhere in the city)
Taxi Fare: * 10RMB for the flag-down fare
* 2.60RMB per kilometer
Eating out (Chinese restaurant): 20-50RMB / person
Eating out (Foreign restaurant): 50-150RMB / person
Apartment Cost: (Non-Central, 2 bedroom, new) 2,000RMB /month
(Central, 2 bedroom, new) 3,000RMB /month