Many people nowadays are living the best days of their lives by exploring places and once in a lifetime career opportunities. Unlike the old days however, their ideal life is no longer limited within the boundaries of their home country. In fact, even with all the pros and cons of expatriation, millions of expats around the world still think that that big decision they once made was all worth it.
If you’re thinking of moving into a new country to start a career, what options do you have available as a professional? Here are the most in-demand jobs for expatriates around the world.
If you’re a fluent speaker of your native language and you know the basics of teaching and translation, then you’re up for a bright and successful future abroad. English is the top language for teaching globally especially in progressive countries like South Korea and Japan, Russia, Brazil, and the many more.
According to a 2016 LinkedIn ranking based on job demands, opportunities as a sales manager is among the top positions that expats can apply for with over 400K openings. Among these countries is Singapore—a haven for business and marketing careers with an average expat salary of $138,641.
IT and tech jobs
Having an expertise in information technology and skills of basics to more complex programming languages will help you land a promising career in dynamic countries like New Zealand. On the other hand, India’s demand for the IT sector is so remarkable that expats from all over the globe can benefit from higher salaries and enjoy a lower cost of living compared to other expat destinations.
The finance industry as a whole is a melting pot of experts from all cultural backgrounds. On Wall Street and in major financial centers like Bermuda—home to top offshore companies like LOM Financial—for example, experts and analysts come from various parts of the world. Financial jobs will always require expat experience and expertise to serve global clients more effectively.