Working in Luxembourg

Your ultimate guide to finding a job and working in Luxembourg


How do I look for a job in Luxembourg? What do you need to know to find a job there quickly? What are the advantages of working in Luxembourg? These are all questions you may have as an expatriate’s spouse, a border worker or even if you are abroad.

First of all, you should know that Luxembourg has a very active and dynamic labor market. Its economy is flourishing. Here you will get an overview of the Luxembourg labor market.
We would also like to tell you what are the specificities of the labour laws in Luxembourg? What are the working conditions? How many hours do we work per day? What leave is available to an employee? These are all important questions when joining a country other than your current one. You will also know which leaves are granted to a pregnant woman or a young parent. How does sick leave work? We will tell you what rules you need to follow with your employer. And finally, how is the management of old age pensions when the professional career is shared between several countries including Luxembourg.

How to put all the chances on your side and find a job quickly? By browsing through our job section, you will know how to actively search and find a job in Luxembourg. What are the means at your disposal for an effective job search? How to get your foreign diplomas recognized and your professional experience valued? We tell you everything.

Many sectors of activity are recruiting, in fields as varied as industry, service, catering, trade,… We give you the latest trends in employment. Which sectors are recruiting? What jobs? Every day, many cross-border workers travel from Germany, France or Belgium to work in Luxembourg. They represent more than half of the working population. In addition, new expatriates settle with their families in the Grand Duchy to join their new company. Why not you?

Do you have any ideas for a future job in Luxembourg? Congratulations! We tell you what salary package, benefits in kind and salary level you can expect.

By browsing through our pages, you will know what to expect if you are working in Luxembourg or looking for a job there. We also provide you with the information you need to find a job, to integrate the Luxembourg job market and to flourish there.

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To help you settle and integrate in Luxembourg, as a resident or border worker, download our practical Just Arrived guides on Luxembourg.

You will find all the information and procedures necessary for a smooth expatriation, an easy installation of your whole family in your new host country and a simplified integration in your new environment.