Malabo - 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?

Only familiar with embassy opportunities. - Apr 2021

Oil company or Embassies. - Apr 2021

Most expats have their own businesses in the country, or work for the petroleum sector; I'm not sure how coronavirus has impacted these or white collar jobs. - Jul 2020

Most expat spouses at the embassy work at the embassy. Other expats work at the U.S. oil companies but none of the embassy spouses work there. The expats spouses at the oil companies usually don't work. - Aug 2017

It really depends on what you do and how hard you look. Post has a few EFM jobs, and there aren't many EFMs, so everyone who wants one has one. There are three major oil companies on the island for possible employment. If you speak Spanish, it may be possible to find employment for foreign-run companies in EG. There is an American-NGO that runs a malaria control project, and a biodiversity center run through Drexel University. Also many opportunities to teach English either through the Embassy or for the oil companies. Doctors and nurses could work at the Israeli-run hospital. - Sep 2014

Extremely limited opportunities for meaningful work. - Jun 2012

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