Work in Croatia

With incredible beaches, stunning islands, friendly locals, great value for money, a relaxed lifestlye it is easy to see why Croatia is one of the most popular places to work in Europe. Search summer, year round and flexible working holiday jobs in Croatia.


Jobs & Internships in Croatia

A Guide to Working in Croatia

Croatia Jobs

If you are thinking about working in Europe we highly recommend Croatia as a potential destination. Croatia is a special country with tasty food, a relaxed atmosphere and lots of spectacular places to see in your spare time. 


Popular Places to Seek Employment in Croatia

Work in Croatia

As a foreigner the best places to seek work are:

  • Croatian Islands
  • Dubrovnik
  • Split
  • Zagreb
  • Rijeka
  • Osijek
  • Zadar
  • Slavonski Brod
  • Pula
  • Sesvete
  • Karlovac


Popular Types of Jobs in Croatia by Industry

  • Admin
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Business
  • Childcare & Entertainment
  • Computer
  • Construction
  • Cruise Ships
  • Finance
  • HR/Recruitment
  • Hospitality
  • Holiday Resorts & Campsites
  • Hotel Industry
  • Photography & videography
  • Restaurant/Food Service
  • Retail
  • Summer/Seasonal
  • Tourism/Travel
  • Training
  • Transportation


Summer & Holiday Jobs in Croatia

Summer Jobs Croatia

So you want to do more than just your average holiday? Apply to work a summer season in Croatia. Companies usually hire staff from between April to October but there are also positions available throughout the year. 

Recruitment for the summer season usually starts early, companies want to get staff in place well before summer starts and so it is essential to apply early to give yourself the best chance of getting a position. In your spare time you can explore the beautiful islands of Croatia - this will be a dream experience.

Lots of international and local holiday companies offer seasonal jobs in Croatia including:

  • Sail Croatia offer marketing, videography, photography, liason and onboard cruise ship employment during summer
  • Camp California located on the Adriatic sea in the small coastal village of Pakoštane, just 30 minutes from Zadar and 2 hours from Split, Camp California hires international staff to work as summer camp counselors.



For most positions, especially in hotels, hospitality, tourism and travel you will not need any Croatian language skills. Some companies say knowing the basics of the local language is desirable rarther than essential but we recommend buying a phrase book or search language lessons once in the country to boost your employment prospects. 


Salary for Working in Croatia

What you get paid really depends on the company, position and your experience. Sometimes salaries are negotiable and dependent on experience. Some holiday companies offer competative salaries of around £1000 per month which includes accommodation, some meals and also commission. When working for local companies you will usually be paid in the local currency - Kuna. For international coompanies this can vary.


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Internships in Croatia

You can find internships in a range of companies including:

  • Advertising, Marketing & PR
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Business & Consulting
  • Journalism
  • Finance
  • Hotels and Tourism
  • International Trade
  • IT & Graphic Design
  • Law & Legal
  • Media & Marketing
  • Medical and Healthcare
  • NGOs & Charities
  • Other
  • Tourism