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The median wage in Canton Schwyz across all sectors and occupations is CHF 74,740. Compared to other regions of Switzerland, the median salary in Schwyz is thus in the top third. This is the value from all 4,832 wage entries on the salary check from jobs.ch for Canton Schwyz. Of particular interest when looking for a job are the towns near Lake Zurich with the industrial centres of Pfäffikon, Freienbach and Wollerau. But there are also many companies with vacancies in Schwyz, the capital of the canton of the same name, as well as in Einsiedeln or Küssnacht.
How much salary you earn or can expect depends not only on the profession but also on the sector of the employer. The following industry in the Canton of Schwyz pays best: Banking/Financial institutions. Followed by the Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals and Information technology/Telecom. sectors. The cost of living in this rather rural canton is lower than in large Swiss cities like Zurich, Basel or Bern. In addition, taxes in the canton of Schwyz are less high compared to the other cantons.