Originally posted by Shanmugavel Gnanasambandham:
I have 2+ yrs of experience in Java/J2EE. I have been contacted by an Indian consulting firm for a job in US.
What they are saying is, they will file H1 visa for me and I will be posted in their US office. After going to US, I will be placed at client side(clients include IBM, deloitte).
I need some advices from you people.
1. How much can I expect as salary ?(they told me that they will offer ranging from 45K to 55 k). How much a person with 33 months of experience in J2EE getting paid working as a contractor?
2. Can I leave my present job relying on this consulting firm? I am presently working for one of the biggest Indian company.
3. I think many of the ranchers from India, work as contractors in US. How good is the US market now? Can anyone please guide me whether I can accpet this offer or not?
Thanks in advance.
Originally posted by trupti nigam:
Where is this consulting company located.I mean which state in US? If it's from California then the pay they are offering is very less as california is expensive state.
If you come to know how much the client is paying them for the position that they are trying to feel, you will be really surprised by the difference of the salary that the client is offering and what you are getting in hand.
Also I am very much sure that big clients in US are generally looking for people with more that 5/6+ years of experience. And if this consulting firm is so confident to place you to one of their big clients, I am 100% sure that they will ask you to modify your resume to fit the client job description. So When you will appear for the client interview , your resume will say person with 6/7 years of experience. This is the reality of US job market. and the people with less experience are getting placed like this.
I have seen some real examples.
I do not want to scare you but this is the reality.
Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:
H1 is for people with irreplacable skills that can't be found among the US workforce.