Baku - 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?

Plenty of EFM jobs at embassy ranging from part-time escort to EPAP. Some folks teach at the international schools. - Sep 2023

Most expat spouses work at one of the international schools or within the diplomatic mission they affiliated with here. Teleworking is possible for those that want to do that, as well. - Aug 2023

Can't speak much to this - not many local jobs and I don't think any Embassy families have anyone on the local market. - Jun 2023

My wife is a teacher and has worked at TISA the last four years. There are also jobs at the Embassy. Options for volunteering are around, but you'd have to look carefully. I think Covid is also helping to increase telework opportunities. - Jun 2021

Most work at the embassy. Local jobs require Russian/Azerbaijani language skills. Some spouses teach at the international schools or teach English. - Jan 2019

Most spouses try to find a job at the embassy, although there haven’t been too many open positions during our time here (especially with the hiring freeze). Some expats work as teachers at the international schools (TISA and BIS). - Jul 2018

I think most either teach or work at the embassy. - Mar 2017

No. - Jul 2015

Some of the schools will hire English-speaking teachers. There are some jobs at the embassy. If you really want to work, you can, but don't expect your dream job. - Jan 2013

Not at all! - Dec 2011

I haven't heard of any outside the embassy and schools. - Sep 2010

No. - Aug 2010

A few. - Oct 2009

If you work as a teacher or in the ngo/oil sectors. - Sep 2008

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