Location, location, location! This sentence is one of the most overused phrases in the business world. He describes the importance of choosing a location when founding a company. But not only in the business world: Every property owner knows how the location of the property affects the value. How is the salary? Does it also mean here: “Location matters!”?
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Which city has the highest salary?
In fact, there are sometimes significant differences in salary or wages in the cities of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Here you can see the ranking of the capitals of the DACH region and your city:
The average salary in Germany’s cities
In fact, your earning potential also depends on where you live or work. Munich and Stuttgart, two cities in southern Germany top the list. In our ranking, we will tell you who the best employers in Munich are.
There is also an east-west divide in Germany when it comes to salaries: three cities from the new federal states, Dresden, Leipzig and Chemnitz, bring up the rear. The capital ranks in the lower third – but Berlin has many good employers to offer.
The average salary in Austria’s cities
The salary level is generally somewhat lower compared to Germany. The state capital Vienna tops the table of Austrian cities with the highest salaries. In general, however, the largest Austrian cities are not too far apart when it comes to annual salaries.