SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN SWITZERLAND

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
CHF 127,205
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 133,488
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
CHF 93,069
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CHF 102,000
  Updated: 24 Oct 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 19

Software Engineer Earnings in Switzerland

Average salary for Software Engineer in Switzerland is CHF 127,205.

Average take home earning is CHF 93,069 (Net).

The most typical salary is CHF 102,000 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (19 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % CHF 270,000
11 % CHF 200,000
21 % CHF 175,000
53 % CHF 120,000
84 % CHF 102,000
95 % CHF 75,000
100 % CHF 45,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Zurich CHF 156,400 US$ 162,135 09
Lausanne CHF 99,333 US$ 103,155 03
Geneva CHF 88,333 US$ 94,861 03
Basel CHF 105,000 US$ 112,005 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 283,393 CHF 270,000
01
205K US$ 201,744 CHF 200,000
01
185K US$ 199,660 CHF 180,000
01
175K US$ 176,514 CHF 175,000
01
145K US$ 143,677 CHF 140,000
01
135K US$ 142,532 CHF 131,300
01
125K US$ 125,640 CHF 120,000
04
115K US$ 117,764 CHF 113,500
02
105K US$ 107,885 CHF 102,000
04
85K US$ 87,848 CHF 85,600
01
75K US$ 82,421 CHF 75,000
01
45K US$ 48,849 CHF 45,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 128,463 CHF 122,857 14
Women US$ 87,848 CHF 85,600 01
N/A US$ 162,484 CHF 152,825 04

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 160,096 CHF 157,500 02
Masters Degree US$ 122,730 CHF 118,560 10
Bachelors Degree US$ 117,784 CHF 108,260 05
Some College US$ 199,931 CHF 187,500 02

Software Engineer workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Switzerland. With an earned Some College, they grosses CHF 187,500. While Software Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of CHF 108,260. This is 69.74% lower of what Some College degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 103,891 CHF 103,000 01
16-20 Years US$ 208,250 CHF 195,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 161,406 CHF 150,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 141,455 CHF 136,714 07
4-8 Years US$ 100,412 CHF 95,271 07

Software 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 195,000 compared to CHF 95,271 for their counterparts with 4-8 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 4-8 Years is 107.40%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 166,384 CHF 150,000 02
33-38 US$ 136,285 CHF 131,875 08
27-32 US$ 93,860 CHF 91,250 04
22-26 US$ 87,848 CHF 85,600 01
N/A US$ 162,484 CHF 152,825 04
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 125,481 CHF 118,993 15
Contract US$ 163,515 CHF 158,000 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SWITZERLAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Zurich Software Engineer in Zurich US$ 162,135 CHF 156,400 09
2. Basel Software Engineer in Basel US$ 112,005 CHF 105,000 02
3. Lausanne Software Engineer in Lausanne US$ 103,155 CHF 99,333 03
4. Geneva Software Engineer in Geneva US$ 94,861 CHF 88,333 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 133,488 CHF 127,205 19
2. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,873 US$ 105,873 192
3. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
5. Norway Norway Software Engineer in Norway US$ 77,053 NOK 615,385 17
6. Canada Canada Software Engineer in Canada US$ 76,120 CA$ 80,068 53
7. Germany Germany Software Engineer in Germany US$ 74,390 EUR 61,223 51
8. France France Software Engineer in France US$ 63,629 EUR 50,597 23
9. Finland Finland Software Engineer in Finland US$ 61,482 EUR 48,364 14
10. Slovenia Slovenia Software Engineer in Slovenia US$ 51,206 EUR 40,493 09

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(8/8)  SENIOR TEST ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Create and run test cases, perform UI and API automation, create required artifacts depending on the SDLC."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 117,000
US$ 120,073


(7/8)  SENIOR FRONT END ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Developing visual configuration language for a machine learning platform. Building AI SaaS platform. Developing a Visual configuration language to mark(add some semantic, types, etc) and transform data for AI processing purposes."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626


(6/8)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ARCHITECT


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Lead a team of 8, manage multiple projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151


(5/8)  IOS DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Ios Developer Zurich."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 85,600
US$ 87,848


(4/8)  DATA ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2019

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Big data pipeline Data analysis Data science."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 140,000
US$ 143,677


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(3/8)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "- scala programming - architecture - design - testing - cloud."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151


(2/8)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Ecommerce Sap Hybris Architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151


(1/8)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 01 Jul 2017

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Leading teams of data and ML engineers."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 175,000
US$ 176,514


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