Your complete guide to working in Luxembourg

Working in Luxembourg: jobs and vocational training

Have you just arrived in Luxembourg or are you planning to move here soon? Are you looking for a job in Luxembourg? What do you need to know? How can you find a job here quickly?

Whether you're an expatriate spouse, a cross-border commuter or still living abroad, we can answer all your questions about working in Luxembourg.

Practical information about working in Luxembourg

What are working conditions like in Luxembourg? How many hours do you work a day? What vacations are available to employees? What kind of leave is available for pregnant women and young parents? How does sick leave work?...

So many important questions when you're moving to a country other than your current one to work....You'll find the answers to all your questions about working in Luxembourg in our pages . We'll also tell you what rules you need to respect when dealing with your employer.

Would you like to set up your own business?

We'll give you all the information you need to enter and thrive in the Luxembourg job market.

10 things you need to know before moving to Luxembourg

5 good reasons to work in Luxembourg

Many expatriates choose to leave their home countries to work in Luxembourg.Every day, many cross-border commuters travel miles and hours to reach their workplace in Luxembourg. Why do they choose to work in the Grand Duchy rather than in their own country?

Here are 5 good reasons to work in Luxembourg.

A very active Luxembourg job market

First of all, Luxembourg has a very dynamic job market. The Luxembourg economy is flourishing. Unemployment is very low. Click here for an overview of the Luxembourg labor market.

Many sectors of activity are recruiting, in fields as varied as industry, service, catering, commerce, etc. Which sectors are recruiting? Which jobs are the most promising? We bring you the latest trends in recruitment and remuneration in Luxembourg.

Job opportunities abound. You can choose between Luxembourg or European institutions, large multinationals, local companies and a multitude of start-ups. Luxembourg aims to be a start-up nation. And the country is giving itself the means! Find out more about Luxembourg's biggest employers here.

Career prospects in Luxembourg

There are real prospects for career development in Luxembourg. Whether you work for your own company or for another, you'll be able to progress. Many companies have established their headquarters in Luxembourg.

Luxembourg has a high-performance financial sector, leading the way in fund management. The country is also developing all the technologies of the future and investing in innovation. In other words, there's plenty of scope not only for career development, but also for skills development.

High remuneration levels in Luxembourg

Remuneration levels are higher in Luxembourg than in neighboring countries. The gross minimum wage is higher than in neighboring countries. The median wage is higher. So even if you work more hours per week, you earn more. We'll tell you how much you can expect to earn.

Some companies offer fringe benefits in addition to salary, depending on the field of activity or job. Find out here about negotiable benefits in kind in Luxembourg.

An efficient pension system in Luxembourg

Earnings mean pension contributions. Luxembourg's pension system is a pay-as-you-go system. Today, it is balanced, and retirement pension prospects are still good for all future retirees. And given Luxembourg's pragmatic approach, we have every confidence in the public authorities to rebalance the system if need be!

How are old-age pensions managed when your professional career is divided between several countries, including Luxembourg? Find out more about old-age pensions in Luxembourg.

Fair and balanced labor regulations

Luxembourg's labor laws are designed to preserve social peace. We'll tell you what's special about labor laws in Luxembourg.

How do I find a job in Luxembourg?

So how can you make the most of your chances and find a job quickly? Take a look at our jobs section to find out how to actively search for and find a job in Luxembourg.

What resources are available to help you find a job? How can you get your foreign qualifications recognized and make the most of your professional experience? We tell you everything you need to know about continuing education and employability.

Browse through our pages and you'll find out what to expect if you're working or looking for work in Luxembourg. To find out more, visit our employment and vocational training section.

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