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?

There are a few people who work outside of the embassy, but most of them do telework. I believe we currently have one AEFM who works on the local economy. - Jan 2016


There are the usual spots open in the embassy for spouses, and sometimes the other embassies open their positions to expats. But the local economy pays in local money, which isn't exactly a ton. Everyone I know who wanted a job has found one. - May 2013


Many expats work on the local economy. - Jan 2013


Family members can work legally here, but salaries aren't that much and there seem to be enough U.S. jobs in the mission to keep family members satisfied. - Jul 2012


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