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The canton of Zug is one of the most popular regions in Switzerland for finding a job, because the median wage in Zug is CHF 84,005 and is therefore higher than in all other regions of Switzerland. This value is the median of 8,491 wage entries on the free salary check of jobs.ch. In and around the main town of Zug, there are countless large companies and international corporations, but there are also many jobs in Cham, Baar, Risch and around Lake Aegeri.
The following sectors in Canton Zug pay the best wages: Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals, followed by Utilities and Banking/Financial institutions. Although the cost of living is high here, especially for housing, a big advantage in Canton Zug is that taxes are particularly low here. Working and living in Canton Zug can therefore be financially attractive. Major Swiss cities such as Zurich and Zug are less than half an hour away and Lake Zug and Lake Aegeri and the mountains are particularly popular for leisure activities.