Bratislava - 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?

Two spouses work as teachers at QSI. A few telework remotely. There is a small number of embassy jobs; my second year here most went unfilled due to lack of interest. - May 2021

Some telework to US, many work at Embassy. Not much on local market. - Aug 2017

Some spouses worked at the embassy, others had virtual positions, and others did not work. Teaching jobs can be found the most easily I think. Local salary will be less than US but cost of living is less too. - Jun 2017

Some work at the embassy. Others telecommute. I don't know of anyone working on the local economy. - Sep 2016

I don't know as both my husband and I work at the Embassy. I do not know too many accompanying spouses who work on the local economy, though. - Jun 2015

Most diplomatic spouses that I know who want to work do. - Dec 2009

Yes many; but pay is not up to U.S. standards. And then you do need the local language. - Apr 2010

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