France is one of the biggest countries in Europe and has around 67 million inhabitants inside its borders. A job in France might be from the field of aerospace, motor industry, pharmaceutical, industrial machinery, metallurgy, electronics, textiles, food and drink, or tourism as they are the main sectors the country concentrates on.
The minimum wage in France in 2018 is around 1400 euros a month and it is one of the highest minimum salaries in Europe. The hierarchy in companies is high and punctuality is important. The income tax in France follows a pay-as-you-earn -system and for a salary from ~9000 to ~27000e a tax rate of 14% is used, and the next bracket ~27000 to ~72000e is 30%.
In France there is a lot to see and experience. There is something for everyone. The country has practically everything, tiny little villages, sunny beaches in the Mediterranean, the Alps, medieval castles and metropolitan cities, not to mention world renowned food and wine. There are even opportunities to surf at the beaches of Biarritz! When moving to France it is good to prepare a little bit. French people are proud of their country and their customs. Once you get the hang of things, your life can be full ofjoie de vivre!