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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?

The embassy here is medium sized but has very few family member jobs. I think the current Management/GSO/CLO are trying to introduce new positions, as there is a great demand. Even the very entry level jobs such as security escort are filled, and all openings seem to have multiple people applying. The job market in Croatia is really poor for Croatians, with high unemployment, but also a high level of education. So the likelihood of finding a job on the local economy is very, very small. The few expat spouses I know who work are tele-commuting or teaching/tutoring English. I think many family members would like to work part/full time but have no opportunity. - Apr 8, 2016
I would say no. High unemployment and a real need to know a very difficult language. There are some opportunities in the Embassy for family members - Jun 16, 2014
Not sure. - Feb 18, 2014
No. It's very difficult to get a job outside of the embassy. It is also hard to find volunteer opportunities, as it's something that's just not part of the culture. - Jan 25, 2012
None. - Dec 16, 2011
Not many. - Oct 16, 2010
Not really. - Mar 2, 2009