Vientiane - Post Report Question and Answers

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?

It would be very hard to find a local job here. Language barriers, government bureaucracy, and a small economy makes it almost impossible. - Jun 2020

It's not easy to get a job on the local economy. The company will have to get a work permit for you. Some people telecommute. - Oct 2018

There are some EFM jobs at post. During our time one expat worked as a speech therapist. There is no real ability to work on the local economy. - Jan 2014


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