Popular professions in Zurich


3 354 salary entries

CHF 70 393

Commercial Manager

2 102 salary entries

CHF 67 668

Project Leader

2 094 salary entries

CHF 101 463

Account Manager

1 911 salary entries

CHF 75 030

Executive Assistant

1 693 salary entries

CHF 85 000

Team Leader

1 540 salary entries

CHF 97 604


1 475 salary entries

CHF 83 910

Software Engineer

1 331 salary entries

CHF 101 099


1 265 salary entries

CHF 150 995

Product Manager

1 206 salary entries

CHF 105 000

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What is the average wage in the canton of Zurich?

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 83 259 and is considerably higher than in all other cantons of the country. This value is based on 111 773 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.

What are the highest paid industries in Zurich?

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.