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Are you looking for a job in Morocco? Thousands of expats come to Morocco for job opportunities every year. Find below all you need to know about the Moroccan labour market.

Given the low cost of local labour and the low cost of living in Morocco, many foreign companies have settled in the country. This includes many call centres along with some multinational and international companies. The main employment areas are located in Rabat, Marrakech, Agadir, and Casablanca.

Types of jobs available in Morocco

Foreigners working in Morocco must go through a process of proving that no Moroccan citizen can do the same job before they are given a work visa.  The process is somewhat simpler for language teachers who are native speakers, such as for Americans teaching English. If you are working for a multinational company, the process is usually taken care of by your employer.  However, if you wish to work for a Moroccan company in a position that could also be taken by a Moroccan, the process can be challenging. For this reason, it is generally not possible for expats to work in all sectors. Jobs in multinational companies, call centres, schools, language centres, and charities are the most accessible to expats.

Find in this article a guide to finding a job in various cities in Morocco.

Wages in Morocco

The minimum wage in Morocco is 13,46 dirhams per hour. In the public sector, the monthly minimum is 3000 dirhams. Wages for an expat teaching his/her native language can expect to make at least 10000 dirhams a month.

Working hours in Morocco

In Morocco, the legal working time amounts to 44 hours per week in most companies and 48 hours in the agricultural sector.

Paid holidays in Morocco

The duration of paid leaves accumulates over the time.  Employees generally cannot take paid leave during the first six months in a company and accumulate about 1,5 days of leave per month.  Morocco offers a maternity leave of 16 weeks at 100% pay.

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