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You are most likely well aware that the job market in the U.S., especially in big cities, is highly competitive. On the other hand, if you know the field you want to work in and research which other countries have opportunities in that field, you will likely open yourself up to a much greater chance of snagging your dream job and taking on more responsibility more quickly in another country.

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  • 1. 3 Top Paying Expat Jobs Abroad

2. You are most likely well aware that the job market in the U.S.,especially in big cities, is highly competitive. On the otherhand, if you know the field you want to work in and researchwhich other countries have opportunities in that field, you willlikely open yourself up to a much greater chance of snaggingyour dream job and taking on more responsibility more quicklyin another country.In recruitment consultancy firm Mercer's Quality of LifeSurvey, the best cities to find a high quality of life are Vienna,Austria and Zurich, Switzerland, followed closely by Auckland,New Zealand and Munich, Germany. On the other hand,countries like Baghdad, Iraq and Bangui, Central AfricanRepublic ranked poorly on the quality of life survey. Even so,there are ideal jobs that exist in all countries throughout theworld, as long as you know where to look. 3. 1. FinanceWorking in finance can be a great way for anexpat to earn a living, according to a surveyconducted by international bank HSBC, asreported by The Expat Hub. For example, ifyou land a financial gig in Singapore you arelikely to earn more than $200,000 a year.This sector is also one of the biggestemployers of expats in Asia. However, mostopenings are filled by highly experienced,older professionals. 4. 2. PilotIf a life in finance doesn't sound like theexciting lifestyle you're after, perhaps considerbecoming a pilot. The HSBC survey found thatmany pilots earn a fantastic salary whileabroad, the news source explained.For example, pilots in China are in demand,and many there earn as much as $150,000 ayear flying for Chinese airlines. It can help tobe multilingual and have a significant amountof experience flying international routes. 5. 3. Petroleum EngineerFor those of you interested in the oil industryits time to start looking at countries in theMiddle East including Dubai, United ArabEmirates or Saudi Arabia.A Petroleum Engineer earns over $100,000 onaverage and graduates can easily commandsalaries of $80,000 upwards. 6. THANK YOUCall us today at +1.202.872.0060 or800.872.0067or e-mail [email protected] todiscuss your needs.