Jobs for the Family 

Jobs for your Family

The Moray area is packed with employment opportunities across a whole range of industries and roles.

From digital technology and manufacturing to tourism and the space industry, Moray boasts a lively and active business community with opportunities to embark on new enterprises and carve out long-term rewarding careers.

Manufacturing, which includes the food and drink industry, remains the largest employer in Moray, providing almost 7,000 jobs in the region. Wholesale and retail trade is the second largest sector in Moray, accounting for 6,500 jobs in 2018. Another key industry is aerospace and defence with the Ministry of Defence investing £3 billion in the area over the next few years.

Moray is an area with a thriving jobs market and ample opportunities for your family to build or continue their career.

Manufacturing jobs (inc. food & drink)

Wholesale & retail jobs

Public Sector: 

For Public Sector opportunities, one of the best starting points is 

Running your own business: 

If you’re self-employed or looking to set-up your own business, there are plenty of opportunities in the area and access to some great support organisations too. More than 300 new business get up and running in Moray each year. 

For a great starting point check out: 

Young People: 

Moray also has a thriving modern apprenticeship system in place with more than 600 people currently training under the scheme in our area. Find out more about Modern Apprenticeship: 

A career in education or early years

Scotland does have different professional bodies for some professions and while some qualifications require a short period of re-training on Scottish specific elements, it doesn’t act as a barrier to immediate employment.

Moray Council, for example, will employ a teachers qualified elsewhere and support them through the registration process.

From entry level to school leadership positions, there is no shortage of vacancies and the area welcomes the fresh perspective and new ideas.

All Moray Council vacancies can be found on myjobscotland

Looking to find out about the education system in Scotland? Check out our Education page for details.


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Moray Facts

Moray has 45 primary schools and 8 secondary schools and in 2016/17 the eight secondary schools produced 928 school leavers. Some 90.7% went on to further or higher education or to gain employment.