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 EFMs who want to work seem to have been able to do so. There are usually more EFM job vacancies than there are applicants. - Feb 2020


Well, until the hiring freeze there were opportunities at the Embassy. Working on the economy here isn't really an option. There is only a de facto work agreement, but not sure what hoops you have to jump through. If you're able to get a job, the wages are extremely low. For example, a full-time ER doctor is paid $1000 USD/month. That includes on-call hours. - Jun 2017


Sort of. Low pay, low professional standards. Be a forceful advocate to get paid if you are going to freelance. - May 2016


Not really. Schools and a few NGO's - Dec 2014


Not on the local economy. Some spouses were able to work in the embassy. - Jul 2014


I think so. - Sep 2013


No, but there are 3-4 EFM positions. - Nov 2010


Through some NGO's but don't expect much money. - Feb 2010


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