Work in Nicaragua

Search and apply for jobs in Nicaragua. If the thought of living and working in Nicaragua appeals to you then our guide for foreigners and English speakers will help you apply. We provide information on visas, industries and popular places for expats, internationals and backpackers to seek employment. Most internationals find work in tourism, there are casual and temporary jobs during summer / seasonal and also all year round. 


Popular Places to Seek Employment in Nicaragua

  • Managua
  • León
  • Masaya
  • Matagalpa
  • Chinandega
  • Granada
  • Jinotega
  • Esteli


Types of Industries to Work in Nicaragua

  • Business
  • Ecology/Conservation
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • IT & Programming
  • Sales
  • Software Development
  • Teaching
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism/Travel
  • Translation


Salary for Working in Nicaragua

This depends on the job and employer, generally the average Yyearly salary in Nicaragua is £10,000 (USD$18000).


Best Places to Seek Employment

  • Managua, Leon, Granada



You will need a work visa when seeking professional paid employment in the country. There are lots of casual and flexible jobs for backpackers in Nicaragua although working illegally is not recommended. Most companies will also require you to know at least basic Spanish, if you are keen to learn or improve check our guide to learning Spanish in Nicaragua.


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