The jobs that are the most in-demand for expats in Austria


We invite you to share some information regarding the job market for expats in Austria. This information will be incredibly helpful to anyone considering moving there, so we're very grateful for your contribution.

What are the types of jobs that are easily accessible to expats in Austria?

What are the ones most in-demand for expats?

Which industry and/or jobs have limited workforce?

Are there any existing surveys, data, or reports done regarding this topic?

Thank you for sharing your experience.


A qualified worker and citizen of a third country (a country outside the EU) seeking to live and work in Austria. To do so, you need the Red-White-Red Card. You as well as your family members can apply for the Red-White-Red Card. This normally only granted if you fall into the shortage of skilled workers.

The list is published on the immigration website HERE.

As the mother tongue of Austria is German, a good command of the language will give you a further advantage to someone that doesn't have German language skills.