Dongguan is a major city in China, but is a few years behind Guangzhou. Which means your salary (Although a little less than Guangzhou) will go much further.
Your disposable income will be higher and your lifestyle will generally be better than in Tier 1 cities.
(20 hrs per week, Mon - Fri): 8,000-11,000RMB /month
(25 hrs per week, Wed-Sun): 8,000-11,000RMB /month
Bus Fare: 1-2RMB (Anywhere in the city)
Taxi Fare: * 7RMB for the flag-down fare
* 2.6RMB per kilometer within eight kilometers
* 2.8RMB per kilometer beyond eight kilometers
* 1RMB for the fuel surcharge
Eating out (Chinese restaurant): 10-15RMB / person
Eating out (Foreign restaurant): 30-50RMB / person
Apartment Cost: (Non-Central, 2 bedroom, new) 1500RMB /month
(Central, 2 bedroom, new) 3000RMB /month