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    Deborah Etim
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    Working part-time as a foreign student in Finland does not only allow you to make money but it’s also a fantastic way to become more involved in the Finnish community and connect outside your institution. It’s also a possibility to supplement your income in Finland. keep reading to know what it requires to work as a student in Finland and how much money you can earn.

    Foreign students are allowed to work up to 25 hours per week while studying during the term, and there is no restriction to the number of hours you can work during the holidays. In Finland, there is no minimum wage, however, the lowest earnings vary from 7 to 8 euros per hour. Depending on the profession and working hours, students typically earn between 9 and 13 euros per hour. Evening shifts and Sundays are more lucrative because you can work for longer hours and get paid for it. If you work for 25 hours a week, it implies that you may make up to 225 to 325 euros weekly which is a good sum to cover some of your expenses.

    Payment of tax also applies to foreign students who work part-time in Finland. The amount of tax you pay is determined by your work type and average wage.

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