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The Canton of Zurich is, along with Zug, the canton with the highest wages in the whole of Switzerland. The median wage in the Canton of Zurich is CHF 81,993 and is considerably higher than in all other cantons of the country. This value is based on 86,737 entries on the salary check of jobs.ch. There are particularly many jobs in the economic centre of Zurich, but also in Winterthur, at Zurich Airport or around Uster and Bülach. The Canton of Zurich is an internationally renowned economic centre and a popular financial centre with countless global corporations.
If you would like to work in the Canton of Zurich, you earn exceptionally well in some sectors. The Banking/Financial institutions sector pays the highest wages, on the second place follows the Information technology/Telecom. industry and the bronze medal goes to the Medical Technology sector. It should be noted, however, that the cost of living in the Canton of Zurich is the highest in all of Switzerland. But despite the high cost of housing or leisure activities, the ratio between wages and expenses is still very attractive.