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What types of jobs do most expatriate spouses/partners have? Locally based or telecommuting? Full-time or part-time? Can you comment on local salary scales?

Embassy mostly. Some people in development have found limited work on the local market but the pay isn't great and it can be hard to find. - Aug 2, 2016
The international school is about it. - Aug 2, 2015
Yes! But you have to search for them. This has been a great post for me in finding opportunities to work in my field. If you have a graduate degree look into teaching classes at the local English-speaking universities. - Aug 12, 2014
Teachers can get jobs, although they don't pay extremely well. There are a handful of jobs at the embassy for spouses. - May 18, 2013
Nope. - Dec 27, 2012
No! - Oct 1, 2011
This is changing are jobs are becoming available. - Mar 31, 2008