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Hiring a remote team in a country as Tunisia 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) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Tunisia. 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 Tunisia with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Tunisia, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Tunisia 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 Tunisia.

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

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 Tunisia or individually hire remote employees in Tunisia, Rivermate’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 Rivermate’s Employer of Record Tunisia services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Tunisia

Tunisia is a country in northern Africa that runs along the Mediterranean Sea coast. Tunisia has a rich cultural and historical heritage, with influences from both Arab and African cultures. Tunisia's population more than doubled in the twentieth century. Tunisia's demography is favorable, and the country has made significant progress in the last decade.

4. Cost of living in Tunisia

Tunisia's cost of living is $416, which is 2.24 times less expensive than the global average. Tunisia ranked 191st out of 197 countries in terms of cost of living and 79th in terms of quality of life.

In Tunisia, the average after-tax salary is $287, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months.

5. Cost of renting in Tunisia

The cost of living A family of four in Tunisia costs around 3,960 DT (US $1419) without rent. A single person's monthly costs without rent can be around 1116 DT (US $399).

Tunisia has many emerging cities that are growing by the day as a result of economic investment and political stability. Cities are developing as tourist hotspots and top professional hubs for employment, making a living in Tunisia promising.

- Tunis: The capital and largest city, with a population of 638,000 people. Tunis's metropolitan area, known as Grand Tunis, is a hub of advanced growth.

- Sousse is located south of Tunis and has a population of 271,428 people. It is a port city with active trading centers.

- Kairouan is a northern inland desert. It has historically served as a trading center.

6. Major industries in Tunisia

Tunisia's economy is heavily reliant on agriculture, which accounts for 16% of GDP and 12% of labor. Agriculture policies in the country are influenced by ties to the European Union, including market control and food processing. About 20% of farm products were exported, with a total value of around $10 billion. Tunisia is a major producer and exporter of dates, citrus products, and olive oil, as well as a major importer of wheat, sugar, vegetable products, barley, soybeans, and corn.

Tunisia's oil and refinery industry produces a moderate amount of crude oil and natural gas. The Mediterranean coastline has abundant reserves that are expected to last 45 years. Tunisia has a 5,310 megawatt electricity and energy production center. 97% of electricity is generated using fossil fuels. Tunisia also manufactures automated parts for automobiles and other vehicles. Tunisia's tourism industry is booming, with nearly 9.4 million visitors expected this year. The government has been working hard to expand the sector in order to generate more revenue and jobs.

Tunisia's service sector includes telecommunications and information and communication technology (ICT), professional services, air and maritime transport, logistics, tourism, and health and education services. The growth of the service sector is a direct result of regional infrastructure, education, and foreign investment.

7. Hiring cost in Tunisia

The cost of hiring has a significant impact on the operations of Tunisian businesses. Some of the most important factors influencing Tunisian hiring costs are:

- Training and onboarding expenses

- Time required for the process

- Opportunity costs

- Accommodation and travel expenses

8. Employment laws Tunisia

The Tunisian Labor Code establishes the framework for all employment-related procedures. Contracts can be oral or written, with dates, times, and locations specified, and all conditions laid out in front of the employee with complete transparency by the employer. A minimum of 40-48 hours per week, depending on the contact. A labor inspector issues overtime authorization and monitors overtime hours. Depending on the overall labor agreement, overtime cannot exceed 20-60 hours per week. The law specifies guidelines for sick leave, paid maternity leave, vacation days, and public holidays. Healthcare is provided through social security funds.

9. Top skills Tunisia

Foreign investment, foreign aid, and private and public establishments that generate jobs in a democratic and liberal environment have all contributed to the rapid growth of Tunisia's service sector. Banking, finance, ICT jobs, software engineering, tourism, and marketing professionals are in high demand. IT, Education, Engineers, Software, and IT professionals, as well as Marketing, Communication, and Marketing specialists, are the most visible job candidates in the Tunisian service sector. The following are the top skills required in Tunisia:

- Graphic Designer

- Mobile app developer

- Software engineers

- IT management

- Full-stack developer

- Management executive

- Accounting and finance analyst

- Accounting and finance analyst

10. Economic landscape in Tunisia

Tunisia's economy is a hybrid of planned and market economies. The economy of Tunisia is heavily reliant on exports such as petroleum and phosphates. The manufacturing sector has a sizable population and contributes significantly to the economy. Agriculture and related products, particularly forestry and fishing, have also been heavily invested in Tunisia's grassroots development. Tunisia is home to numerous world-class tourist destinations; thus, the tourism sector is a promising revenue source.

According to the World Bank, Tunisia's agriculture sector will employ 12.73% of the population in 2020. The industry sector employs 33.42% of the population, while the developing service sector employs 52.75% of the population.

11. Market size in Tunisia

After the debt crisis in the 1980s, Tunisia's economy shifted to a market-oriented economy. Prices were liberalized, and new structural changes, such as reduced tariffs and reform models, were implemented. Tunisia's major exports include crude oil, food products such as olive oil and dates, electronics, and electrical components. Tunisia's economic freedom score in 2021 was 56.6. Tunisia has been recovering quickly since the Arab Spring and the pandemic crisis. Tunisia's recovery strategy includes increasing foreign investment, improving the export sector, and increasing revenue through tourism development. Exports increased by 19% in 2018 compared to 2017.

12. Minimum wage in Tunisia

As of February 2021, the minimum hourly wage for a non-agricultural worker in Tunisia was 2.06 Tunisian dinars for a 48-hour working week and 2.11 dinars for a 40-hour week (approximately 0.75 and 0.77 U.S. dollars per hour, respectively).

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

Establishing an entity in Tunisia to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Tunisia has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Tunisia 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 Tunisia 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 Tunisia via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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