Work in Czech Republic

Getting a job and working in Czech Republic is one of the reasons why one might want to acquire a residence permit in Europe (an example of this would be a residence permit in Latvia). Working in Czech Republic also allows you to enjoy all the benefits of residing in the EU, such as freedom of moving in the Schengen area, the chance to be employed and do business in the member-states with fewer requirement, as well as travel to European destinations without the need for a visa (with some exceptions).


As of now, there are approximately 289 630 vacancies available in Czech Republic. That is 6.2% of all the job positions, both occupied and vacant, in the country.

Wages and expenses

In Czech Republic the minimum wage is EUR 518.97, while the average salary is EUR 1322.

A single person in Czech Republic spends an average of EUR 559 per month, not including rent.


The standard workweek in Czech Republic is 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week.

Trade unions

Trade unions are organizations that protect the rights of workers, and help them settle potential disputes with employers. In Czech Republic, an employee may use the support pf the following unions:

  • Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions
  • Association of Autonomous Trade Unions of the Czech Republic
  • Confederation of art and culture

Useful resources

If you are planning to work in Czech Republic, it is useful to know the following information and contacts of organizations.

Workers rights

If you believe your rights have been violated or would like to have a consultation regarding said rights, you can contact Bohemian-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (Českomoravská konfederace odborových svaz).

Looking for work

If you would like to take a look at Czech Republic's job market, please, consider visiting the following resources:

Work permit services

If you are interested in working in Czech Republic, you need to obtain a work permit and a residence permit (which in some cases are obtained simultaneously). For this you can use the help of our legal team - we provide consultations, find the best solutions to your unique case and deliver legal assisstance of all kinds. So contact us by using the form on the upper right side of the page, and start a journey to your dream job in Czech Republic.