Skinnskatteberg municipality is part of the Bergslagen region and is located in Västmanland. Skinnskatteberg has a lively small business sector, and one international listed company has its head office here. The municipality is well-known for its natural surroundings, with deep forests and lakes rich in fish, and for its historic mill environments. The county’s only university, the School of Forest Management, is also located here.


Vy över Skinnskatteberg

If you want to move to Skinnskatteberg municipality, there are several landlords you can contact. On Skinnskatteberg municipality's website, you can find a list of landlords in the municipality.

Language groups in the locality

Apart from Swedish, language groups in Skinnskatteberg municipality are Arabic, Tigrinya, Somali and Finnish.

Associations and organisations

Around a hundred associations are registered in Skinnskatteberg municipality. There is a rich and varied range of associations, covering most types of activities. All inhabitants should be offered a meaningful leisure time, with sports, outdoor life and culture, and also via study associations. You can find all active associations in the municipality's association register.

Småbåtshamn i Skinnskatteberg 
What is available in the immediate area

The town of Skinnskatteberg has a library, culture house, pharmacy, food shops, sports shop, flower shop, alcohol shop, restaurants and a café. Riddarhyttan has a food shop, restaurant and café.


Skinnskatteberg offers very good quality nursery schools. Satisfied parents, good working environment for both children and adults and a well thought-out teaching programme based on the nursery school curriculum are characteristics of the operation.

There are five nursery schools in the municipality. Two are in Skinnskatteberg, one in Riddarhyttan, one in Färna and one in the southern part of the municipality – Nyhammar.

The family centre Stacken is a meeting place for parents and children aged 0–6 years. Stacken is part of everyday life for many families with small children, with easy-access information, advice and support. At Stacken, a number of different professional categories collaborate under the same roof.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Klockarbergsskolan (pre-school–year 9) is centrally located in Skinnskatteberg, with views of the lake Nedre Vättern. There is an after-school club, sports hall and library within the school grounds. Kulturskolan Korpen offers culture school free of charge for all people up to the age of 20 years.

Education opportunities

In Skinnskatteberg municipality, Norra Västmanlands Utbildningsförbund (NVU) is tasked with operating upper secondary education, municipal adult education and further education programmes at a distance.

NVU offers a multi-faceted range of study routes, either by itself or in collaboration with others. There is well-developed collaboration with neighbouring municipalities and municipal associations, both within and outside the county borders.

Health and medical care

The main population centre has a medical centre, physiotherapy clinic, midwifery clinic, child healthcare clinic, ante-natal clinic and public dental clinic. The nearest hospital is in Fagersta. There is also a hospital in Västerås.

Interpreter assistance

If you need an interpreter, it will be arranged.

Public transport

Skinnskatteberg municipality is located in the centre of Sweden. Within a radius of 180 km, there are around 4 million people. The nearest airport is in Västerås. Västmanlands Lokaltrafik operates the buses. Skinnskatteberg has a railway station. Tåg i Bergslagen operates the stretch between Gävle and Hallsberg.

Work and entrepreneurship

Among the major employers are Systemair, Skinnskatteberg municipality, Setra Group and the School of Forestry.

Vacant jobs

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

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Job headingProfession
Engagerade , glada & ansvarsfulla personliga assistenter sökes! Personlig assistent
Köksbiträde / Allt i allo Köksbiträde
Biträdande rektor 50% Biträdande rektor
Biträdande rektor Biträdande rektor
Systemair - Supply Chain Developer Verksamhetsanalytiker
Psykolog till Vuxenpsykiatriska mottagningen i Fagersta Psykolog
Sjuksköterska sökes till vårdcentral. Sjuksköterska, äldreomsorg och -vård/geriatrik
Lärare i Hem - och konsumentkunskap åk 6 - 9 Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Lärare i Bild Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Produktambassadör till Fagersta sökes med start omgående! Butiksdemonstratör
Bilvårdare sökes till Biltjänst i Fagersta Bilvårdare/Garagearbetare
2 st förskollärare / lärare med behörighet att undervisa i förskoleklass Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
2 st lärare med behörighet att undervisa i fritidshem Lärare i fritidshem/Fritidspedagog
Orientalisk Kock med Erfarenhet Specialkock
Säljare sökes Fagersta! Utesäljare
Produktionsteknisk Ingenjör Produktionstekniker, maskin/verkstad
BVC - sjuksköterska till vårdcentral i Västmanland Sjuksköterska, barnavårdscentral
Utredningsingenjör till NVK Handläggare/Utredare, offentlig förvaltning
Medlemsrådgivare Innesäljare
Specialist i Allmänmedicin eller Leg. Läkare med erfarenhet av primärvård Läkare

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Service map

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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


Size by area

722 km2

Distance to larger towns

Stockholm 180 km 

Västerås 60 km 

Fagersta 25 km 

Örebro 85 km​

Municipality’s website

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