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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?

This is a really great post for spousal employment - and all full-time. Several spouses work at the Embassy in jobs such as the Housing Assistant, Facilities Assistant, Political/Econ Assistant, CLO, and Consular Associate. At Camp Lemonnier, several spouses are employed as contractors and in banking. I do not know of any spouses working on the local market. - Jun 14, 2016
The Embassy has jobs for any EFM who wants one. The security clearance is a bear though. - Aug 14, 2015
Some -- especially for those who want to teach English. - Feb 28, 2013
No. There are a few jobs at the embassy for spouses, but they are very few and limited. There is always talk of establishing this job or that job for spouses, but it is all talk and no one ever does anything about it. - Apr 13, 2010
It's a growing economy, and it seems like someone could make a way for themselves doing consulting or working at the Port, but reality is: you need to speak French, and even then, there's not much available. - Aug 15, 2008
NO. - Apr 1, 2008