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Although sparsely populated, the canton of Uri offers interesting job opportunities, particularly in Altdorf (the capital), Bürglen and Schattdorf, as well as in the winter sports resort of Andermatt. According to calculations based on 745 salary data from our salary comparison tool jobup.ch, the median salary in the canton of Uri amounts to 70,033 CHF. While salaries are lower than in other cantons, the cost of living in Uri is one of the lowest in Switzerland.
The highest paying jobs in Uri are in the Catering / Hotel business / Tourism sector, followed by the Clothing / Textiles and the Plant / Machine / Metal construction industry. This rural canton, in the heart of the Uri Alps and on the shores of Lake Lucerne, is suitable for nature lovers who want to live far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities. The cities are still within easy reach (Zug and Lucerne are less than an hour's drive away), and the Gotthard tunnel provides easy access to Ticino and Italy.