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Employment and Business in Saudi Arabia

Employment The average annual wage in Saudi Arabia in 2012 was SAR16,020 (source: Salary Explorer), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is at 57.% (source: Trading Economics). There are a total of 12 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 19 days (source: World Bank).


» Finding a Job, CVs, Interviews and Etiquette for Expats in Saudi Arabia
» Work Culture and Labour Market for Expats in Saudi Arabia
» Expats Owning and Operating a Business in Saudi Arabia
» Business Groups, Associations and Networking for Expats in Saudi Arabia
» Business Taxation for Expats in Saudi Arabia



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