Filipstad has the personal charm of a small municipality, and offers you great opportunities. Here you can find attractive housing, education at all levels and a business sector that is looking forwards. You will be close to work, schools, leisure activities and nature, and also enjoy a good range of culture and events.



Are you looking for housing in Filipstad? You can find vacant housing on Filipstadsbostäder’s website. The municipality’s website lists other housing companies and estate agents.

Staty av Nils Ferlin som sitter på bänk vid vattendrag 

Language groups in the locality

There are lots of different language groups represented in Filipstad municipality, among them Somali, Syrian, Dutch, etc

Associations and organisations

There are plenty of sports and exercise facilties around the municipality, for example Kalhyttan open-air centre with one of Sweden’s most up-to-date artificial snow facilities and footpaths in beautiful surroundings. Read about all types of associations on the municipality’s website.

Publik som klappar händerna på ett torg 

What is available in the immediate area

Filipstad municipality has food shops, traditional open-air market, restaurants serving Swedish classics and food from other cultures, cafés, clothes shops and second-hand shops. There is also a library, employment service, pharmacy and lots of different shops.

Personer fikar på Café Husets uteservering 


If you are working, studying, looking for work, on parental leave or if you child has special needs you will be offered nursery school or a family day nursery.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Filipstad’s eight comprehensive schools are doing their best to achieve good results based on the child’s own ability. There is also an upper secondary school.

Education opportunities

There is a learning centre, where you can study various further education and distance learning courses. There is also Swedish for Immigrants and adult education. Filipstad has two further education institutions – Bergsskolan and Gammelkroppa forestry school.

Health and medical care

Filipstad has two medical centres and a family centre, offering a child healthcare clinic and youth clinic. There are also a number of dental clinics in the municipality.

Interpreter assistance

Interpreters are engaged as necessary.

Public transport

The yellow buses of Värmlandstrafik drive you around the municipality and the rest of Värmland.

Work and entrepreneurship

Filipstad municipality is the largest employer, with around 1,100 full-time employees within lots of different professional categories. There are also large factories, such as Barilla and OLW.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

Write in any word to filter the list
Job headingProfession
Föräldravikariat Lokalvård Städare/Lokalvårdare
Familjecoach Familjebehandlare
Förskollärare Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Personlig Assistent till en 17 årig pojke Personlig assistent
Truckförare Truckförare
Fältsäljare till Robust Ståldörrar i Nykroppa Utesäljare
Frisör Frisör
Elevassistent , Stålvallaskolan Lesjöfors Elevassistent
Lärare , Grundskola åk 6 Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Upphandlare till inköpsenheten Upphandlare
Fastighetsskötare Fastighetsskötare/Fastighetsarbetare
Rektor Rektor
Elevassistent 75% till Ferlinskolan Elevassistent
Timvikarie Strandvägsskolan Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 1-3
Vikarie sökes till Pekås i Filipstad Butikssäljare/Medarbetare, dagligvaror
Flexibel arbetsgivare söker Sjuksköterska natt , tillsvidare Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Lärare till vuxenutbildningen i Filipstad Lärare i gymnasiet
Lärare grundskolan mellanstadiet Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Pizzabagare turkiska rätter Pizzabagare
Lärare Hem - och konsumentkunskap 50 % Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9

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Service map

Here you can see which services are available in the municipality. You can also use the search field in the map to find and mark a location, for example a residential address.

Choose what should be displayed on the map

There may be more jobs avaible

Some job ads lacks an address to the workplace and will not be displayed on the map, but can be found under the tab "Vacant jobs".


Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

ca 10 600

Size by area

1545 km2

Distance to larger towns

Karlstad 60 km

Stockholm 300 km

Göteborg 300 km

Oslo 300 km

Municipality’s website

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