Will I be able to find a job in Mexico?
When we asked people about industries and career opportunities in Mexico, they reponded...
"Foreigners in Mexico often take up jobs in tourism, teaching English, IT and other technology-related fields, construction, engineering, and business. Many foreign workers also take up seasonal jobs such as farming or working in the hospitality industry. Additionally, as Mexico has become a more competitive global business hub, many foreign workers have taken up highly skilled positions in banking, finance, and other related fields," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Mexico.
"Very difficult for non-Mexicans to find work. The university employs perhaps a dozen or so foreign teachers for English and French classes. This is limited to certified and experienced teachers. There are a few other foreigners working in tourism or medicine, but these opportunities are rare. Most ex-pats are retired and living on pension, investments, etc," commented one expat who made the move to Huatulco, Mexico.
- What do I need to know before moving to Mexico?
- How do I find a place to live in Mexico?
- What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Mexico?
- What is the average cost of housing in Mexico?
- Should I buy or rent a home in Mexico?
- What should I pack when moving to Mexico?
- What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Mexico?
- Why do people move to Mexico?
- What are healthcare services like in Mexico?
- What are medical services in Mexico like?
- What are typical rents in Mexico?
- What appliances are typically included in a rental?
Will I be able to find a job in Mexico?If you live in Mexico, newcomers to Mexico would love to hear your answer to this question.
About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.