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?

If you're going to work in Brazil, you have to have the right kind of visa that allows you to work. With the Consulate, there are a handful of jobs for family members, but there usually doesn't seem to be much demand (though I have seen that this can flex at times). Several spouses telework to the US without any problems. - Aug 2020


Not really. It is hard to find employment on the local economy for a variety of reasons. Getting a work permit is not that hard, but finding a job as a foreigner is more difficult. - Jun 2014


Not really - a few NGOs, some language institutes, and the American school. The US consulate currently has one full-time consular job. - Jan 2011


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