Research Engineer Salary in Switzerland

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Average gross salary for Research Engineer GROSS SALARY
CHF 89,466
Average gorss salary (USD) for Research Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 92,971
Average net salary for Research Engineer NET SALARY
CHF 67,331
The most typical salary for Research Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CHF 103,166
  Updated: 12 Jan 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 15

Research Engineer Earnings in Switzerland

Average salary for Research Engineer in Switzerland is CHF 89,466 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (15 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is CHF 67,331 (Net). The most typical salary is CHF 103,166 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
7 % CHF 122,000
13 % CHF 110,000
53 % CHF 103,166
73 % CHF 95,666
80 % CHF 70,000
93 % CHF 52,000
100 % CHF 30,001

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lausanne CHF 83,571 US$ 87,053 07
Zurich CHF 100,333 US$ 104,160 06

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Salary entries from individual employees for Research Engineer in Switzerland

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 May 2017

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Simulation development engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 110,000
US$ 110,952

RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Mar 2017

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "He received the PhD in Computer Science from the University of Sannio (Department of Engineering) in 2014 defending the thesis entitled ''Supporting Newcomers in Open Source Software Development Projects'' (PDF) . Currently he is a Research Associate at University of Zurich working in the Software Evolution and Architecture Lab of Prof. Harald Gall. He is a member of IEEE. His research interests include Mining Software Repositories, Code Review, IR-based Traceability Recovery, Machine Learning ."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 94,000
US$ 94,813

RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Nov 2016

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Researcher in metallurgy concerning electrical contact."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 100,872

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
125K US$ 125,204 CHF 122,000
01
115K US$ 110,952 CHF 110,000
01
105K US$ 108,091 CHF 103,166
06
95K US$ 100,109 CHF 95,666
03
75K US$ 71,376 CHF 70,000
01
55K US$ 53,949 CHF 52,000
02
35K US$ 30,261 CHF 30,001
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 95,567 CHF 92,077 13
N/A US$ 76,096 CHF 72,500 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 100,743 CHF 96,500 08
Masters Degree US$ 82,924 CHF 80,000 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 87,001 CHF 85,000 02

Research Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Switzerland. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses CHF 96,500. While Research Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of CHF 80,000. This is 21.49% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
16-20 Years US$ 125,204 CHF 122,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 94,813 CHF 94,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 107,849 CHF 99,000 02
2-4 Years US$ 82,028 CHF 77,750 04
1-2 Years US$ 91,164 CHF 90,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 89,683 CHF 87,400 05

Research Engineer 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 122,000 compared to CHF 77,750 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 52.64%.


  SALARY BY AGE   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 125,204 CHF 122,000 01
33-38 US$ 117,588 CHF 107,000 01
27-32 US$ 101,487 CHF 97,714 07
22-26 US$ 72,294 CHF 71,000 04
N/A US$ 76,096 CHF 72,500 02
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 99,750 CHF 95,272 11
Contract US$ 74,331 CHF 73,500 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   RESEARCH ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Zurich Research Engineer in Zurich US$ 104,160 CHF 100,333 06
2. Lausanne Research Engineer in Lausanne US$ 87,053 CHF 83,571 07

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    RESEARCH ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 92,971 CHF 89,466 15
2. Australia Australia Research Engineer in Australia US$ 91,207 AU$ 97,666 06
3. United States United States Research Engineer US$ 86,426 US$ 86,426 34
4. Germany Germany Research Engineer in Germany US$ 72,647 EUR 59,223 41
5. Norway Norway Research Engineer in Norway US$ 61,739 NOK 459,900 14
6. Canada Canada Research Engineer in Canada US$ 60,091 CA$ 67,452 15
7. United Kingdom United Kingdom Research Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 53,298 GBP 37,669 13
8. France France Research Engineer in France US$ 52,992 EUR 43,762 19
9. Finland Finland Research Engineer in Finland US$ 51,689 EUR 40,560 05
10. Italy Italy Research Engineer in Italy US$ 46,931 EUR 38,968 16

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