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The Canton of Basel-Land is part of the economic area of north-western Switzerland and the Basel metropolitan region and is particularly interesting for job searches. The wages here are quite respectable; for example, the median wage in the Canton of Basel-Land is CHF 76,708 and is thus just behind Basel-City. This value is based on 10,534 entries from users on the salary check of jobs.ch. The capital of the canton is Liestal. Other attractive places for jobs are Allschwil, Arlesheim, Sissach, Waldenburg and Laufen.
If you want to earn well in the canton Basel-Land, you should apply for a job in the Medical Technology sector, because here the salary is highest. Second place of the best paying sectors in the canton Basel-Land goes to the Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals industry and the third place goes to the Banking/Financial institutions sector. Many SMEs and well-known companies are represented in the Canton of Basel-Land. The cost of living is lower than in the neighbouring Canton of Basel-Stadt, which compensates for the somewhat lower wages. The canton also borders on France and Germany, which means that shopping is close by and cheaper.