Common occupations in Qatar

Common occupations in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Qatar is a thriving country that is home to individuals with a diversity of professions. From construction to marketing, each occupation is significant in its own way. Keeping the 2030 Qatar National Vision in mind, there have been various job openings in the market, something that is only bound to grow with the events that Qatar has in line for the future as well. If you're looking to shift to Qatar or looking for a job, there are a few professions that stand out in the market. 

While all occupations are significant, here are some of the top/common occupations in Qatar:

Construction

With the population of Qatar nearing 3 million and growing, there is a continuous need for continuing to construct and build the country. Also, construction is significant due to the nearing World Cup 2022. The vision of Qatar is valuable and this has led to its inspiring development. As a result, construction is a common occupation that is in demand. 

Media

Qatar is one of the leading figures in media in the region. There are multiple successful media corporations within Qatar, ranging from well-known news corporations to entertainment-driven media. As an outcome, media provides multiple opportunities for individuals to partake in a variety of careers. 

Engineering

From oil and gas to electrical engineering- it is no surprise that engineering is a common occupation within Qatar. Civil engineers, mechanical engineers, and interface engineers are just some of the roles in demand. Aside from this, multiple competitive universities offer both bachelor's and higher degrees within engineering. This provides students an opportunity to find occupations after graduation within their engineering fields. 

Healthcare 

Healthcare in Qatar is a top occupation because it is vital to the daily lives of citizens. Due to the fact that this includes both private and government healthcare centers to hospitals, healthcare is prominent in Qatar. This means that roles for nurses, doctors, nutritionists, occupational therapists, and clinical psychologists are considered common occupations. 

Maintenance and support technicians

Maintenance and technician jobs are important because the occupation requires that the employees make sure that facilities are up and running without any concerns. Whether it is a work facility or housing, the role of maintenance and technician can be related to maintaining the facilities or focusing on the electrical systems. The role could also require the upkeep of repairs, in order to continue to maintain the facilities and buildings for individuals in Qatar. 

Multiple significant occupations are a part of the inspiring diversity that makes up Qatar. The most common and top occupations provide many opportunities for individuals to not only excel in their careers but to also be a part of the country’s growing vision.

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