Almaty - 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?

Some EFM jobs available, some telework, some volunteer. Local salaries will be lower, about half of American salary. - Sep 2023


No, not unless they speak Russian fluently. - Aug 2015


Not really, it seems, unless you speak Russian. You might work at the school --- if you can get a work permit. - Feb 2013


Without Russian language skills it's very difficult to find work. - May 2012


No. Even those who speak fluent Russian seem to look for EFM jobs rather than the local economy. - Mar 2010


Not unless you speak Russian or Kazakh. - Mar 2008


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