Wuhan - 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?

There are positions at the consulate, including the Community Liaison Office (CLO) Coordinator, that are not filled at the moment. I don't believe it is possible to work on the local economy. Spouses at post at present are not working. - Jul 2021

Diplomat spouses don't have the right visa to work in China on the local economy. The options are either working at the Consulate or telecommuting. If a spouse or partner is able to get a work visa, there are plenty of opportunities to teach English at kindergartens through colleges. - Jan 2020

You can get a teaching job or a job with a foreign-owned company. The latter particularly if you learn some Mandarin. Most western expats here are teachers or are sent on assignment by a Western employer with an expat package. - Feb 2008

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