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The canton of Basel-Stadt is part of the economic area of north-western Switzerland. The median annual wage is CHF 77,987 (based on 11,088 wage entries on the free salary check from jobs.ch) and is therefore in the forefront throughout Switzerland. The main city is Basel, where most companies and jobs are located. By the way, Basel borders on France and Germany, which not only means convenient shopping around the corner, but also provides an international flair.
The Utilities industry pays the highest median wage in the Canton of Basel-City, followed by the Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals sector and by the Banking/Financial institutions sector. However, the costs of housing, living and leisure activities in the canton of Basel-City are among the highest in Switzerland. Due to its location, the canton is also popular with cross-border commuters from Germany and France.