This information is provided for planning purposes only. Australia exchange rates fluctuate; health insurance varies according to age; air fares change; payments from farms can be more; time worked might be more.
Australia taxes will be subtracted from these salary amounts.
We remind all applicants that the main goal of going abroad should be to gain experience, not to earn money.
|Cost||Timing||TOTALS in US$|
Initial intake evaluation
|$0||when considering program||$0|
|Global Cow fee||$600||when starting process||$600|
|Australia program fee||
|after farm is found, when accepting farm||$710|
|Final payment to Australian program||
|within 1-2 weeks of accepting farm||$1,042|
|Visa fees, health insurance, return flight, program fees||
|paid in full before traveling||$3,354|
Flight to Australia
*estimate; return flight paid out of program fees listed above
|TOTAL initial fees (prior to arrival)||$6,706|
Payment received in-country
38 hs/week and 48 weeks
|during time in NZ||$23,345|
|Food costs vary, often provided||varies according to placement||during program||varies|
|At end of first year (before taxes are deducted), you could have a positive amount of:||$16,639|