Top 5 Popular Jobs in Finland

First class working conditions and employee security, high paying per capital and international working environment make Finland an ideal workplace for everyone. People with different education background are welcome to find place to shine in this friendly country. What kind of talents are wanted? Have a look at the top 5 popular jobs in Finland:



Finnish top-ranking education system is well recognised worldwide. Finland is becoming an ideal destination for educators who are looking to push their intellectual and creative boundaries, as they can have the opportunity to experience the first hand education. Teachers in Finland enjoy high social status and can earn average slightly over 3,250 euros per month. A growing number of private language schools have increased the demand for TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) teachers in Finland, therefore, teachers with international background can be competent in this field.




The health care service in Finland is of a high standard, so as the nursing education. Healthcare is one sector where demand is greater than supply. Nurses in Finland earn average 3,000 euros per month.




Finland is proud of its IT industry, from the glorious Nokia in telecommunication to Angry Bird the rising gaming field, it is beyond question an ideal place for those who are passionate about IT to study and work. As reported, there are over 7,000 programmer jobs waiting to be filled in Finland, in order to meet the requirement of fast growing IT industry.



Kindergarten Teacher

Finland is well known for its best early education system in the world. The kids in Finnish day care center must be the most happiest compared to other countries, while teaching in kindergarten can also be an enjoyable job. With the development of internationalisation, the demand of kindergarten teacher is increasing, especially English speaking teachers. 


early education


There are thousands of accountants in Finland, with the number of startup companies rising, the demand of professional accountants will increase accordingly. Accountants in Finland can be paid over 4,000 euros per month.




After all, a master’s degree in specialisations above is highly recommended for searching a job in the Finnish labor market, why not take a chance to receive the best education and start your career in the wonderland Finland?


Apply now!


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