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?

With the EFM hiring freeze, none. Even when the freeze is completely lifted, the EFM opportunities will be very limited, probably in the low single digits. It's not a terribly huge post. That said, most spouses can easily find employment in Brownsville and do. Examples include the University of Texas at RGV, local government, and and even a coffee shop. - Apr 2018


Most work in the consulate and it seems there are always job announcements. However, the wait time for clearances can be incredibly long. Some spouses work in Texas and cross over every day for work. - Aug 2016


Maybe in Brownsville. - Aug 2015


If you're in the manufacturing business, or a teacher.... - Feb 2012


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