ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS SALARY IN SWITZERLAND

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Average gross salary for Engineers & Technicians GROSS SALARY
CHF 98,436
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineers & Technicians GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 103,355
Average net salary for Engineers & Technicians NET SALARY
CHF 76,884
The most typical salary for Engineers & Technicians MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CHF 93,771
  Updated: 27 Aug 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 21%
  Salary entries: 87

Engineers & Technicians Earnings in Switzerland

Average salary for Engineers & Technicians in Switzerland is CHF 98,436.

Average take home earning is CHF 76,884 (Net).

The most typical salary is CHF 93,771 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (87 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % CHF 162,500
10 % CHF 140,000
23 % CHF 121,000
70 % CHF 93,771
86 % CHF 72,016
94 % CHF 51,600
95 % CHF 45,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Engineer CHF 89,300 US$ 94,015 19
Research Engineer CHF 90,529 US$ 93,849 17
Mechanical Engineer CHF 96,035 US$ 100,736 14
Engineering Manager CHF 139,250 US$ 146,229 12
Electrical Engineer CHF 89,377 US$ 94,594 09
Mechanical Engineer Lead CHF 110,970 US$ 118,021 04
Mechanical Technician CHF 91,750 US$ 96,710 04
Technician CHF 67,833 US$ 69,961 03
Electrical Engineer Lead CHF 115,000 US$ 118,020 02
Metal Engineer Lead CHF 120,000 US$ 133,107 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Zurich CHF 101,677 US$ 106,172 36
Lausanne CHF 97,261 US$ 102,305 13
Bern CHF 112,677 US$ 118,188 09
Basel CHF 98,000 US$ 101,150 09
Winterthur CHF 93,750 US$ 97,085 04
Geneva CHF 76,125 US$ 79,904 04
Lugano CHF 78,866 US$ 86,487 03
Lucerne CHF 112,500 US$ 119,998 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
185K US$ 190,063 CHF 180,000
02
165K US$ 175,330 CHF 162,500
02
175K US$ 174,465 CHF 170,000
01
155K US$ 162,236 CHF 150,000
03
145K US$ 143,677 CHF 140,000
01
135K US$ 134,460 CHF 130,000
03
125K US$ 126,096 CHF 121,000
08
115K US$ 115,838 CHF 110,625
08
105K US$ 105,366 CHF 101,933
15
95K US$ 99,385 CHF 93,771
18
85K US$ 90,264 CHF 84,800
08
75K US$ 74,963 CHF 72,016
06
65K US$ 70,291 CHF 65,800
02
55K US$ 53,825 CHF 51,600
05
45K US$ 48,849 CHF 45,000
01
35K US$ 32,836 CHF 32,167
03
15K US$ 18,997 CHF 17,500
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  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 103,163 CHF 98,275 71
Women US$ 105,513 CHF 101,000 05
N/A US$ 103,610 CHF 98,309 11

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 111,433 CHF 106,290 21
Masters Degree US$ 105,903 CHF 101,166 39
Bachelors Degree US$ 104,043 CHF 98,271 18
Some College US$ 83,265 CHF 78,000 04
High School US$ 63,145 CHF 61,100 05

Engineers & Technicians workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Switzerland. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses CHF 106,290. While Engineers & Technicians workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of CHF 61,100. This is 76.47% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 124,770 CHF 120,000 06
16-20 Years US$ 145,063 CHF 140,600 05
12-16 Years US$ 120,198 CHF 114,150 04
8-12 Years US$ 119,000 CHF 112,400 15
4-8 Years US$ 103,675 CHF 97,827 18
2-4 Years US$ 85,592 CHF 81,219 20
1-2 Years US$ 94,731 CHF 91,888 09
0-1 Year US$ 82,155 CHF 78,610 10

Engineers & Technicians workers in Switzerland with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of CHF 140,600 compared to CHF 78,610 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 76.57%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 102,626 CHF 100,000 01
51-56 US$ 124,583 CHF 120,000 03
45-50 US$ 174,465 CHF 170,000 01
39-44 US$ 122,863 CHF 119,325 08
33-38 US$ 111,123 CHF 104,452 19
27-32 US$ 99,908 CHF 95,146 30
22-26 US$ 82,845 CHF 79,000 13
16-21 US$ 32,840 CHF 32,000 01
N/A US$ 103,610 CHF 98,309 11
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  SALARY BY CAREER   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Engineering Manager US$ 146,229 CHF 139,250 12
2. Metal Engineer Lead US$ 133,107 CHF 120,000 01
3. Electrical Engineer Lead US$ 118,020 CHF 115,000 02
4. Mechanical Engineer Lead US$ 118,021 CHF 110,970 04
5. Mechanical Engineer US$ 100,736 CHF 96,035 14
6. Mathematician US$ 103,301 CHF 94,000 01
7. Mechanical Technician US$ 96,710 CHF 91,750 04
8. Research Engineer US$ 93,849 CHF 90,529 17
9. Electrical Engineer US$ 94,594 CHF 89,377 09
10. Engineer US$ 94,015 CHF 89,300 19
11. Technician US$ 69,961 CHF 67,833 03
12. CNC Operator US$ 52,480 CHF 50,000 01

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In Switzerland economy, Engineering Manager is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of CHF 139,250. Metal Engineer Lead and Mechanical Engineer Lead follow, earning CHF 120,000 and CHF 110,970, respectively. CNC Operator earn a gross annual average of CHF 50,000, while Technician earn CHF 67,833. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 178.64%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 105,662 CHF 100,218 73
Contract US$ 90,452 CHF 88,307 13
Self Employed US$ 102,626 CHF 100,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SWITZERLAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Bern Engineers & Technicians in Bern US$ 118,188 CHF 112,677 09
2. Lucerne Engineers & Technicians in Lucerne US$ 119,998 CHF 112,500 02
3. Zurich Engineers & Technicians in Zurich US$ 106,172 CHF 101,677 36
4. Basel Engineers & Technicians in Basel US$ 101,150 CHF 98,000 09
5. Lausanne Engineers & Technicians in Lausanne US$ 102,305 CHF 97,261 13
6. Winterthur Engineers & Technicians in Winterthur US$ 97,085 CHF 93,750 04
7. Lugano Engineers & Technicians in Lugano US$ 86,487 CHF 78,866 03
8. Geneva Engineers & Technicians in Geneva US$ 79,904 CHF 76,125 04
9. St. Gallen Engineers & Technicians in St. Gallen US$ 79,339 CHF 72,500 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 103,355 CHF 98,436 87
2. Australia Australia Engineers & Technicians in Australia US$ 98,149 AU$ 109,441 192
3. United States United States Engineers & Technicians US$ 83,270 US$ 83,270 914
4. Norway Norway Engineers & Technicians in Norway US$ 79,900 NOK 596,996 148
5. Germany Germany Engineers & Technicians in Germany US$ 71,181 EUR 58,720 294
6. Canada Canada Engineers & Technicians in Canada US$ 69,868 CA$ 76,054 346
7. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineers & Technicians in United Kingdom US$ 67,821 GBP 46,162 237
8. France France Engineers & Technicians in France US$ 59,037 EUR 47,863 127
9. Finland Finland Engineers & Technicians in Finland US$ 57,164 EUR 46,595 67
10. Italy Italy Engineers & Technicians in Italy US$ 55,345 EUR 45,435 175

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(38/38)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Aug 2020

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 121,000
US$ 123,379


(37/38)  BIOINFORMATICS


 Posted: 29 Jul 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Genomics and data abalysys."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 105,000
US$ 107,064


(36/38)  DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Mechanical Integrity Machine Diagnostics Produce Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 122,359


(35/38)  DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "FPGA Design C/C++."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 92,000
US$ 93,809


(34/38)  MECHANICAL DESIGNER


 Posted: 20 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Mechanical design."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 78,000
US$ 79,533


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(33/38)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Control System design anf Fluid mechanic."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 70,000
US$ 71,376


(32/38)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Engineering pharma manufacturing whatever."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364


(31/38)  SENIOR TRAINING ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Oct 2019

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Prepare and deliver MATLAB courses."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151


(30/38)  AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 11 Oct 2019

High School, 16-20 years: "Line maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 96,000
US$ 98,521


(29/38)  CIVIL AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Design and calculation."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 70,000
US$ 71,838


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(28/38)  BIM MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "BIM manager and innovation projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 89,000
US$ 91,337


(27/38)  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Business Development Manager, Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(26/38)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Software Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(25/38)  AUTOMATION EXPERT


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Automation expert for engines."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 110,000
US$ 112,889


(24/38)  LEAD ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Project lead Design Development and Certification."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 95,000
US$ 97,495


(23/38)  R&D ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2019

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Performs research and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 105,000
US$ 107,758


(22/38)  FIELD SERVICE TECHNICAL SPECIALIST


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Troubelshooting, repair, installation and phone technical suuport."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 110,000
US$ 112,889


(21/38)  R&D ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Performs research and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 107,000
US$ 109,810


(20/38)  AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

High School, 2-4 years: "Make aircrafts serviceable for flights."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 32,000
US$ 32,840


(19/38)  HEAD OF RESEARCH


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Managing 8-10 engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 180,000
US$ 184,727


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(18/38)  AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 01 Mar 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "Aircraft technician."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 65,000
US$ 66,707


(17/38)  MANUFACTURING ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Supervision and helping on development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(16/38)  MECHANICAL DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Plan, test, document electrical components."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(15/38)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Aerospace mechanical engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 34,500
US$ 35,406


(14/38)  SIMULATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "FEM Simulations."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 110,000
US$ 112,889


(13/38)  TECHNICAL SERVICES HEAD


 Posted: 05 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Organize projects, teams and contractors."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 170,000
US$ 174,465


(12/38)  SYSTEM DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Cbtc system lead, mass transit, railway signalling engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364


(11/38)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Calculation, and analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(10/38)  PHD CANDIDATE


 Posted: 03 Sep 2018

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research engineer pursuing a phd in additive manufacturing at EPFL in Switzerland."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 54,000
US$ 55,418


(9/38)  PROCESS RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Project manager, factory engineer, project engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 122,000
US$ 125,204


(8/38)  SPECIALIZED CHANGE ANALYST


 Posted: 22 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "ANALYZING CONFIGURATION CHANGES."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(7/38)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Manage development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 140,000
US$ 143,677


(6/38)  AUTOMATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Systems integration for biotech facilities."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 85,000
US$ 87,232


(5/38)  BIOTECH OPERATOR


 Posted: 25 May 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "DSP TFF Chromatography."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364


(4/38)  ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Managing project."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 150,000
US$ 153,939


(3/38)  PRODUCTION ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Incharge of production.."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151


(2/38)  POSTDOC


 Posted: 21 Dec 2017

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "I am a Postdoc fellow at EPFL involved in research and teaching."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 54,000
US$ 54,467


(1/38)  RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2017

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Research engineer at a university."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 30,001
US$ 30,261


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