Popular professions in Geneva


880 salary entries

CHF 67 892


637 salary entries

CHF 58 500

Mitarbeiter Buchhaltung

635 salary entries

CHF 84 048

Assistent der Geschäftsleitung

453 salary entries

CHF 89 344


391 salary entries

CHF 56 750


358 salary entries

CHF 150 000

Sachbearbeiter Personalwesen

340 salary entries

CHF 71 515


318 salary entries

CHF 60 000

Sachbearbeiter Rechnungswesen

273 salary entries

CHF 67 800


272 salary entries

CHF 66 000

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What is the average wage in the Canton of Geneva?

The French-speaking Canton of Geneva is a popular region for living and working, not only because of the beautiful Lake Geneva. Wages in this region are attractive; the median annual salary in the Canton of Geneva is CHF 76 978 and is therefore in the outermost frontline when compared to other cantons. This value is based on 27 889 entries on the salary comparison tool of jobs.ch. The capital of the canton is Geneva, where the most interesting jobs are also available, especially for people who speak German, French and English. Places like Lancy, Meyrin, Vernier or Plan-les-Ouates also play a role in the job search.

Which industries pay particularly well in the Canton of Geneva?

Thanks to the data from the jobs.ch salary check, we have identified the three best-paying sectors in the Canton of Geneva. First place goes to Banking / Financial institutions, second to Information technology / Telecom. and third to Chemicals / Pharmaceuticals. The cost of living is high, comparable to Zurich, but the canton borders on France, where cheaper shopping facilities are available. Despite the high cost of housing or leisure activities, the ratio between wages and expenses is very attractive and the quality of life is high.