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                                                                Work in Greece 

Fancy escaping away to the Mediterranean climate or crystal clear waters and hot sandy beaches? 
No need to look any further  - we have found the solution & it's Greece! 

Whether you are here to do some research on living & working in Greece or you are ready to apply for Jobs in Greece, Careertrotter is the place! 

Marina in Greece - Work in Greece

Home Sweet Home!

The great thing about Greece is that the cost of housing is lower when you compare it to other European countries. 

It is also quite easy to find accommodation and the process to rent is simple enough too. All you would need is your passport and proof of income which you will get from your new job here. 

To help make things a little easier for you, here are 2 of the most popular search sites for then it comes to looking for long term accommodation in Greece. 

To help give you an idea of how much you would need to pay here - we have the average rent per month for apartments in Greece: 

Rent Per Month Greece                                                                                       (Average)
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre                                                           €200 - €400
Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of City Centre                                            €180 - €350
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre                                                         €350 - €750 
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside City Centre                                               €300 - €650


In order to successfully open a bank account (for those well-earned paychecks) in Greece you will need:

  • Proof of address
  • Tax Residence Certificate
  • Business Address
  • Proof of Income (You can get this from your employer)

The most popular banks here in Greece would be:

  • Alpha Bank 
  • Attica Bank
  • HSBC
  • Eurobank
  • Citibank


For those who live and work in Greece for more than 183 days, must pay tax. 
While you are here in Greece, you are going to want to become familiar with the tax system.

Of course, similar to other countries (such as Ireland) your percentage of tax is dependant on the level of income you have in a tax year. 

Bracket          Annual Income        Tax Rate 

                                                           1                    up to €20,000              22%

                                                           2                €20,001 - €30,000          29%

                                                           3                €30,001 - €40,000          37%

                                                           4                   over €40,000                45%

Day to Day

Of course, you want to know what the average cost of your weekly shop is going to cost. We have compiled a number of items you might find in your typical shopping basket.

Milk (1 Liter)                         €1.17                                 Eggs (12)                        €2.94

Loaf of White Bread           €.88                                   Rice (1Kg)                      €1.56

Cheese (1Kg)                       €7.89                                  Potatoes (1Kg)              €.80

Cigarettes (20 Pack)          €4.50                                  Bottle of Wine               €7.00

There you have, a quick yet in-depth look at setting up your new life in Greece. If you are interested and want to know more about the possible multilingual jobs we have here - Get in touch today!