With around 1,000 business operations, Saalfelden is the most important business location in the Pinzgau region. Over the past 10 years there has been a continual upward trend (+ 50%), and there are an average of 5,500 jobs offered annually in Saalfelden. The very well-developed infrastructure, a healthy environment, the high quality of life and the associated willingness of the residents form the basis for successful companies.
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(source: chamber of commerce Salzburg)
Basic data of Saalfelden:
• Central located in the Pinzgau Saalach valley in southern Salzburg.
• Distances: Zell am See (district capital) 15 km // Salzburg approx. 65 km (journey time approx. 45 mins.) // Innsbruck approx. 130 km // Munich approx. 170 km (journey time approx. 1 hr. 45 mins.) // Linz approx. 195 km // Bregenz approx. 315 km / Vienna approx. 360 km
• Height above sea level: 749 m
• Area: approx. 120 km²
• Inhabitants: approx. 16.360
Saalfelden is the largest centrally located town in the district, and the third largest municipality (based on residents) in the state after Salzburg and Hallein.
Key areas: retail, business, tourism, school system, sport
Central shopping town for the district and the neighbouring Tyrol with a total sales area of over 41,000 m², annual sales of more than €153 million and a catchment area of approx. 85,000 consumers.
Figureheads for the region include leading international companies such as SIG Combibloc, STRABAG-Diabas, Oberhofer Stahlbau, Action Mobil, Bilton LED-Lightning, Voack Laminierungen, Follow-me Leitsysteme and Schößwendter Holz.
Purchasing power index of 115 % per household (Austria: 100 %)
At 90 %, the highest purchasing power tied up in the federal state, and the highest percentage nationally!
826.500 overnight stays (2013/14) in the tourist destination of Saalfelden-Leogang. The destinations of Maria Alm-Hochkönig, Saalbach-Hinterglemm and Zell am See-Kaprun are very close by.
As an educational centre the town is of national importance. Around 3,200 schoolchildren attend 15 schools and educational establishments.
Around 120 societies offer a range of activities, primarily in the fields of culture and Sport.
Further Information: Stadtmarketing Saalfelden.