Egypt is a beautiful country with great history and culture, located in north-eastern Africa. Its population in 2024 is about 113.8 million people. Today the state has a quite stable political and economic situation, so a large number of applicants from abroad see Egypt not only as a popular place for recreation, but also as a destination for labor migration.

Work in Egypt for foreigners in 2024 is available mainly in trade, tourism and entertainment. In particular, in hotel and restaurant and hotel business. Sometimes there are vacancies in information technology, the oil sector and medicine. English language teachers, tutors and interpreters are often required.

Work in Egypt

It is best to look for work in Egypt in the major cities – Cairo, Alexandria, El Giza, as well as tourist centers – Hurghada, Sharm el Sheikh and others. In the resort areas young people can find jobs for animators, guides, diving instructors, hostesses, waiters, maids and so on. For legal employment in Egypt, foreigners need to find an employer in advance, apply for a work permit, and obtain a work visa.

Unemployment in Egypt reaches 7–8%. According to local statistics agencies, depending on the region, the minimum wage in Egypt in 2024 is 2,700 Egyptian pounds per month, equivalent to 115 U.S. dollars. The average salary ranges from 4,000 to 6,000 pounds per month ($130 to $200). Much depends on the profession and region.


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In conclusion, given the high level of competition, in order to successfully find a job in Egypt, applicants from other countries need to have a profession in demand/deficit, have sufficient experience and qualifications, as well as Arabic, English/French.

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