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The median wage in the Canton of Berne is slightly above the Swiss average: 73,744 CHF. This value was calculated using the 35,415 salary details of the users. The canton is home to the country's capital, Bern. The latter offers interesting employment opportunities, particularly within the federal government and public institutions. But it is not only the capital city: Biel, Köniz, Burgdorf, Thun and Langenthal, as well as the Bernese Oberland, are also locations with a wide range of opportunities.
The sector with the highest wages in Berne is Retail business. This is followed by Waste management / Recycling / Environmental technology and Construction industry / Real estate. As the canton is bilingual, a command of German and French is an asset for anyone who wants to find a job, particularly in Swiss public institutions: Swiss Telegraph Agency, International Organisation for Migration, various federal services.