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Hiring a remote team in a country as Qatar comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR)Ā solution helps companies hire remote employees in Qatar. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in Qatar with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Qatar, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Qatar effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in Qatar.

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in Qatar, allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Qatar.

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in Qatar or individually hire remote employees in Qatar, Rivermateā€™s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermateā€™s Employer of Record Qatar services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Qatar

Qatar's economy is dominated by the petroleum and natural gas industries, which generate the majority of the country's revenue. Qatar is one of the world's wealthiest countries, known for its cultural attractions and luxurious lifestyle. In a country with a population of 2.8 million people, the unemployment rate is very low at 0.08%. Qatar provides innovative and well-paying jobs in a variety of industries. It creates opportunities for both its citizens and foreign workers.

Qatar has experienced tremendous growth in the oil, aviation, retail, tourism, and construction sectors over the last decade. Its multicultural and welcoming society is ideal for qualified young professionals and graduates. Foreign skilled workers have numerous job opportunities in multinational corporations. Qatar has a stronger economy than neighboring countries such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Qatar is the second-largest natural gas exporter and has the third-largest natural gas reserve as of 2021. By nominal GDP, Qatar is the world's 54th largest economy (Gross Domestic Product). The petroleum and gas industries generate 70% of the country's revenue, allowing it to rank among the top ten richest countries in the world. Other major industries include finance, Islamic finance, and the capital market. Tourism is also a lucrative industry.

4. Cost of living in Qatar

The cost of living in Puerto Rico is $1580, which is 1.22 times less than the national average. Puerto Rico was ranked 53rd in terms of cost of living and 38th in terms of quality of life in the United States.

In Puerto Rico, the average after-tax salary is $2475, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months.

5. Cost of renting in Qatar

Qatar has the world's 34th highest cost of living and is one of the liveliest countries, with cosmopolitan sophistication and a rich cultural heritage. Al Hilal, Al Najma, and Al Thumama are three of the country's most affordable cities.

The cost of renting a house in Qatar is determined by its location and size. Depending on the area, a one-bedroom apartment may cost around $1460.55 (5350 QR). The rent can rise or fall depending on the property's location.

6. Major industries in Qatar

Qatar is a country rich in oil and gas reserves. The petroleum and natural gas industry is the country's most important industry, accounting for 70% of its revenue and 60% of its GDP. Qatar is the second-largest natural gas exporter and has the third-largest natural gas reserve. Oil production aided the country's transition from the poorest to richest countries list.

Another important industry is finance, which includes the Islamic Finance sector, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Banking, and Insurance. The finance industry is the fastest growing and has survived numerous financial crises. One of the challenges that the industry faces is the issue of liquidity.

Another emerging industry in which the Qatar Government has made significant investments as an alternative source of income is hospitality and tourism. The government's development of hotel facilities and infrastructure projects is a step toward the growth of this industry.

Qatar's petrochemical industry produces polythene, ethylene, and gasoline, and it is expected to grow at a 6% annual rate over the next decade. In addition, the country faces challenges and competition from neighboring countries such as Iran and Saudi Arabia. The industry generates an annual revenue of $8 billion.

7. Hiring cost in Qatar

When conducting a recruitment process, employers must consider the cost of hiring. Before hiring employees in Qatar, consider the following factors:

- Onboarding and training

- Opportunity costs

- Interviews and hiring processes

- Time invested

8. Employment laws Qatar

Qatar has a well-defined employment system, with federal and state laws that are well-organized. Work hours, penalty rates, and overtime payments differ depending on the industry. The Qatar Labor Law governs the following aspects of employment:

- Maximum 8 hours of work a day

- Paid and Unpaid leave

- Termination of Employment

- Workplace Surveillance

- Employee Contract

The laws and regulations that govern employment relationships in Qatar are based on

- Legislation (federal, state, and territory laws)

- Contractual agreements

- Employee contract

- Social security laws

9. Top skills Qatar

Qatar has a prosperous economy dominated by the petroleum and natural gas industries. Other major industries include the petrochemical, financial, tourism, and energy sectors. There are numerous job opportunities for these skills.

- Communication

- IT

- Advertising and Media

- Human Resource

- Healthcare

Every city in Qatar has unique characteristics that make it suitable for specific industries/sectors. Qatar is a desert country with an oil and gas deposit that offers a diverse range of job opportunities for expats and immigrants.

- Doha is the capital and most populous city in Qatar. Doha is Qatar's fastest-growing city and economic center. Tourism and real estate are two of the city's most important industries. It is one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in. It is also well-known in the Education and Training sector.

- Al Rayyan- Another major city in Qatar known for its education and healthcare industries is Al Rayyan. It is Qatar's third-largest municipality. Media and advertising, tourism, and marketing are among the other industries. This city's sports industry is also thriving.

10. Economic landscape in Qatar

Qatar is one of the richest and most prosperous countries in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Qatar's GDP has increased by 0.4% in 2020 and 1.5% in 2021, reaching a valuation of US $166.031 billion. Qatar's unemployment rate in 2020 is 0.08%, which is very low when compared to other countries.

11. Market size in Qatar

COVID-19 had a significant impact on employment in the food and accommodation sector, manufacturing sector, hospitality sector, aviation and travel, tourism, and business sectors. The market's emerging sectors include construction and infrastructure, energy, rail, and telecommunications.

12. Minimum wage in Qatar

In Qatar, the monthly minimum salary is 1,000 QAR. Employers must additionally pay at least 300 QAR for meals and 500 QAR for lodging if they do not offer these directly to employees.

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in Qatar?

Establishing an entity in Qatar to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Qatar has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Qatar simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in Qatar give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in Qatar via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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