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The median wage in the Canton of Lucerne (including all jobs in all sectors) is CHF 72,588. This figure is based on 15,754 wage entries for the canton based on the free salary comparison tool by jobs.ch. In the capital Lucerne with over 80'000 inhabitants, the economy is particularly flourishing and therefore there are always vacancies. But other places in the canton such as Emmen, Kriens or Ebikon are also interesting for job searches.
Wages in Switzerland not only vary from canton to canton, but also vary between sectors. In the canton of Lucerne the Information technology/Telecom. sector pays the highest wages, the second-best wages in the canton of Lucerne are in the Utilities sector and the third place of the best paying sectors goes to the Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals. The cost of living in Lucerne is high, but still lower than in Zurich or Geneva. For leisure time, there are activities in and around Lake Lucerne and in the mountains.