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The median wage in the Canton of Berne is slightly above the Swiss average: 73 902 CHF. This value was calculated using the 38 408 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 Waste management / Recycling / Environmental technology. This is followed by Retail business and Plant / Machine / Metal construction. 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.