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 is no bilateral work agreement between the United States and Indonesia, so EFMs are limited to jobs at the Consulate. Currently there are about three full-time positions, and three part-time positions. - Nov 2018


No. Indonesian government is trying to for even foreign companies and organizations to hire Indonesians. - Oct 2015


For the USG community, it is prohibited to work on the local economy. This severely limits opportunities. Other expats can find jobs as teachers (school and English), with multi-nationals, NGOs, and local industries. I cannot speak to the process involved as I am USG. - Apr 2015


No Bi-lateral Work Agreement exists, but jobs were available at international schools. EFM jobs are always available for those who want to work. - Oct 2012


Nope. - May 2012


Definitely not, unless you are already involved with an international corporation. Some become English teachers, but the pay is pretty low. - Oct 2010


No. - Aug 2009


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