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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?

Most expat spouses at the embassy work at the embassy. Other expats work at the U.S. oil companies but none of the embassy spouses work there. The expats spouses at the oil companies usually don't work. - Aug 20, 2017
It really depends on what you do and how hard you look. Post has a few EFM jobs, and there aren't many EFMs, so everyone who wants one has one. There are three major oil companies on the island for possible employment. If you speak Spanish, it may be possible to find employment for foreign-run companies in EG. There is an American-NGO that runs a malaria control project, and a biodiversity center run through Drexel University. Also many opportunities to teach English either through the Embassy or for the oil companies. Doctors and nurses could work at the Israeli-run hospital. - Sep 7, 2014
Extremely limited opportunities for meaningful work. - Jun 15, 2012