average salary in Switzerland Switzerland

info SALARY PROFILES
1,047
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 123,048
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
CHF 116,573
info AVG. NET SALARY
CHF 89,741
  UPDATED: 12 Aug 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 23%

What is average salary in Switzerland?

Based on our survey (1,047 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary in Switzerland is CHF 116,573. Average NET salary is CHF 89,741. The most frequent GROSS salary is CHF 93,280. The most frequent education is Masters Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Director CHF 187,870 US$ 197,421 31
Finance Manager CHF 149,629 US$ 158,189 31
IT Manager CHF 149,733 US$ 156,395 30
Human Resources Manager CHF 159,571 US$ 167,324 28
Manager CHF 160,309 US$ 167,071 27
IT Project Manager CHF 130,792 US$ 137,995 27
Marketing Manager CHF 139,799 US$ 149,128 23
Financial Analyst CHF 97,831 US$ 103,291 19
Software Engineer CHF 129,405 US$ 136,092 17
Project Manager CHF 115,050 US$ 123,397 16
City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Zurich CHF 117,947 US$ 124,321 386
Geneva CHF 116,994 US$ 123,233 216
Lausanne CHF 116,384 US$ 123,148 124
Basel CHF 129,155 US$ 136,377 118
Bern CHF 111,886 US$ 118,029 54
Lugano CHF 96,551 US$ 102,460 38
Lucerne CHF 114,528 US$ 120,920 25
St. Gallen CHF 110,661 US$ 116,537 21

Salary profiles from individual employees for Switzerland

Below is the list of 1,047 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
WHAT SALARY SHOULD YOU ASK FOR?

(100/100) 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

(99/100) FREIGHT FORWARDER


 Posted: 11 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I organize the transport of goods with trucks"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 73,000
US$ 74,917

(98/100) AUTOMATION EXPERT


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

      

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

(97/100) CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST


 Posted: 21 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "8 years of customer service and sales solutions. Executive diploma in marketing and communication."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 95,000
US$ 97,495

(96/100) SENIOR INVESTMENT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Conduct investment manager due diligence; portfolio allocation; portfolio construction, CFA Charterholder;"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 140,000
US$ 143,677

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(95/100) STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable SOX"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 88,000
US$ 90,311

(94/100) ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Finance and accounting"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 160,000
US$ 164,202

(93/100) LECTURERE


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

   

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Lecturer at the department of humanities"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 48,100
US$ 49,363

(92/100) FP&A MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Financial Planning & Analysis"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 200,000
US$ 205,252

(91/100) 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

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(90/100) 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

(89/100) ASSISTANT PORTFOLIO MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Portfolio Mangement, Portfolio Analysis and Private Equity Analysis. Marketing design and creation."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 60,000
US$ 61,576

(88/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Architect and civil engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626

(87/100) PORTFOLIO MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Investment management for private banking customers"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364

(86/100) CONTRACT WRITER


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "writing contracts"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 1,000
US$ 1,026

(85/100) CONTROLLER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "corporate financial controller"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

(84/100) BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Business Intelligence Specialist"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 153,120
US$ 157,141

(83/100) BI ARCHITECT


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Business intelligence"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 145,000
US$ 148,808

(82/100) 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

(81/100) 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

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(80/100) FINANCIAL CONTROLLER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "5 years experience as plant controller in automotive industry"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 105,000
US$ 107,758

(79/100) HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT AND BUSINESS RISKS


 Posted: 26 May 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Finance Audit Risks General management"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 240,000
US$ 246,303

(78/100) GLOBAL SUPPLY AND DEMAND MANAGER


 Posted: 09 May 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Global Supply and Demand Manager – Accessories & Merchandise Multinational Electronics Firm"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 170,000
US$ 174,465

(77/100) COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT


 Posted: 09 May 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Advising in communications and translations"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 50,000
US$ 51,313

(76/100) CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Production, IT, Purchasing, Supply Chain"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 130,000
US$ 133,414

(75/100) 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

(74/100) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Apr 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "java senior software engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 108,000
US$ 110,836

(73/100) PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICER


 Posted: 31 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Project portfolio management"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 109,000
US$ 111,863

(72/100) PROJECT LEAS


 Posted: 31 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Lead a global project in Human Resources"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 180,000
US$ 184,727

(71/100) BIOANALYTICAL OUTSOURCING MONITOR


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "bioanalytical monitoring GLP/GCP Troubleshooting"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

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(70/100) DUTY MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "responsible for leading, directing managing and overseeing the OCC on a shift basis whilst taking ownership and accountability for decisions made within the OCC. This role has overall responsibility for the performance and output of the function."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 101,000
US$ 103,652

(69/100) COMMERCIAL MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "increase business"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 104,000
US$ 106,731

(68/100) PROJECT LEADER


 Posted: 23 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Project management"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

(67/100) DIAGNOSTICIAN


 Posted: 20 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "fixing cars and troubleshhot"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 80,000
US$ 82,101

(66/100) CONTROLLER


 Posted: 17 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Budgetting planning p&l"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 96,000
US$ 98,521

(65/100) POSTDOC


 Posted: 16 Mar 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Perform research"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 80,000
US$ 82,101

(64/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "mid level at the-middle of my career at the moment and looking to grow"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 165,000
US$ 169,333

(63/100) CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

      

High School, 2-4 years: "Prepare and coordinate all contracts for contractors using on line system, administrative support to project teams,"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 65,000
US$ 66,707

(62/100) AUDIT MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "AUDIT AND FRAUD"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 134,000
US$ 137,519

(61/100) SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Business Development - Sales"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 200,000
US$ 205,252

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(60/100) IOS DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

      

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

(59/100) SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "VMware System Administrator, Network System Administrator, Windows System Administrator, Project Management in small Projects"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 72,000
US$ 73,891

(58/100) OFFICE MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Management of office"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 48,000
US$ 49,261

(57/100) NURSE SPEC


 Posted: 11 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Emergency nurse at chuv"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 86,000
US$ 88,259

(56/100) GLOBAL MARKETING MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Sales strategy techical research marketing"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 200,000
US$ 205,252

(55/100) SCIENTIST


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Senior research physicist"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 84,600
US$ 86,822

(54/100) RESOURCE MOBILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Fundraising, proposal development, donor relations"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626

(53/100) 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

(52/100) PROCUREMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Buy make contracts"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 140,000
US$ 143,677

(51/100) INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2019

   

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Sales Management Key Account Management Talent Development"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 176,000
US$ 180,622

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
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(50/100) LICENSING MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

      

High School, 16-20 years: "Evaluation, Licensig , Analysis,"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 160,000
US$ 164,202

(49/100) AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 01 Mar 2019

      

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

(48/100) SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "building infrastructure unit"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 150,000
US$ 153,939

(47/100) SENIOR SOFTWARE ARCHITECT


 Posted: 25 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Leading architecture ans implementation of enterprise applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

(46/100) CREATIVE MUSIC/ART SCHOOL


 Posted: 22 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Creative arts education"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

(45/100) DEVOPS


 Posted: 22 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Maintaining and developing bash scripts"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 160,000
US$ 164,202

(44/100) 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

(43/100) IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Lead IT Projects, leading a team of 12 Engineers."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 139,000
US$ 142,650

(42/100) SENIOR ANALYST


 Posted: 19 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "10 years experience in the financial sector"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 100,000
US$ 102,626

(41/100) SENIOR MANAGER OF HUMAN RESOURCES


 Posted: 15 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Managing international HR tasks"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 130,000
US$ 133,414

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
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(40/100) SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Project and program management"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 130,000
US$ 133,414

(39/100) TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "Software Development & Troubleshooting"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 131,000
US$ 134,440

(38/100) CONTROLLER


 Posted: 12 Feb 2019

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Financial controlling"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 105,000
US$ 107,758

(37/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "IT industry, AR/VR development"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 15,000
US$ 15,394

(36/100) BI / DATA WAREHOUSE-EXPERT


 Posted: 11 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Planning, Management, Design, Development and Delivery of Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Solutions"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 200,000
US$ 205,252

(35/100) CONTROLLER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Planning & Analysis"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 250,000
US$ 256,566

(34/100) PRODUCT OWNER


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "product owner for a digital platform"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

(33/100) CHIEF LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Chief Legal Counsel and Executive member"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 190,000
US$ 194,990

(32/100) PORT COST ANALYST


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "analyzing port cost for cruise company"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 50,000
US$ 51,313

(31/100) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "marketing and corporate communications"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

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(30/100) CHIEF ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Leading a team of 9 people"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 115,000
US$ 118,020

(29/100) CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 03 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "I am well experienced at the accounting field"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 112,030
US$ 114,972

(28/100) CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER


 Posted: 01 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Head of technology and innovation"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 215,000
US$ 220,646

(27/100) CYBER SECURITY


 Posted: 01 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Secure development penetration testing"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 170,000
US$ 174,465

(26/100) VICE PRESIDENT


 Posted: 30 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Technology implementation at asset management houses"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 140,000
US$ 143,677

(25/100) 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

(24/100) FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Finance Manager international accounting"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 78,000
US$ 80,048

(23/100) 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

(22/100) SECURITY MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Security Manager"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 65,000
US$ 66,707

(21/100) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jan 2019

      

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

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
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(20/100) ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Jan 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "responsible fot the smooth operation of the restaurant"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 61,100
US$ 62,705

(19/100) IT MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage 2 people and also the budget"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 110,000
US$ 112,889

(18/100) DENTIST


 Posted: 20 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Dental care generalist"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 150,000
US$ 153,939

(17/100) CONSULTANT


 Posted: 16 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Provide testing mission at our clients"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 108,000
US$ 110,836

(16/100) TAX AND LEGAL CONSULTANT


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Tax and Legal consulting services"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 98,000
US$ 100,574

(15/100) RESEARCHER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "External Researcher, temporary"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 39,270
US$ 40,301

(14/100) COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "In charge of communications in an NGO."
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 72,000
US$ 73,891

(13/100) FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Finance Manager for Operations"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 125,000
US$ 128,283

(12/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Director NGO sector"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364

(11/100) PARTNERSHIP OFFICER


 Posted: 14 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Programme management of international health care projects in developing countries"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
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(10/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER (TRAINING & TOOLS)


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Local ,regional & Global role Facilitates trainings and updates training documentation Assists in the provision of R&D trainings and tracking tools"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 135,000
US$ 138,545

(9/100) SIMULATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

      

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

(8/100) SENIOR PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Process Architect working on complex highly serviced pharmaceutical, Medical Technology, Food, Labs buildings"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 97,000
US$ 99,547

(7/100) SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Manage social media accounts"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 75,000
US$ 76,970

(6/100) SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT


 Posted: 10 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "University research assistant scientist"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 70,000
US$ 71,838

(5/100) MANAGER, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS


 Posted: 10 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Manager, Compensation & Benefits"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 155,000
US$ 159,071

(4/100) VP CUSTOMER SUCCESS


 Posted: 10 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Managing 3 teams - Delivery, Support and Customer Success"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 135,000
US$ 138,545

(3/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "I am a general manager for a small software developer"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 120,000
US$ 123,151

(2/100) MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Lead on design snd implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 90,000
US$ 92,364

(1/100) SOFTWARE ALL-ROUNDER


 Posted: 05 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Development, Business Analysis, Testing, Project Management"
Individual GROSS salary:
CHF 290,000
US$ 297,616

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  INFO   SWITZERLAND


The economy in Switzerland is among world's most stable economies.

The main industries in Switzerland are banking, insurance, hitech, pharmaceuticals, microtechnology, and biotechnology. Switzerland's economy has highly developed service sector.

Biggest banks in Switzerland are UBS, Credit Suisse, Groupe Raiffeisen, Zürcher Kantonalbank, HSBC Private Bank, and BNP Paribas. The biggest insurances are Zurich Financial Services, Swiss Re, Winterthur Group, Swiss Life, and Bâloise.

Education

Switzerland has 12 universities. Catons manage 10 of them and other 2 are managed by federal institute of technology. The oldest university in Switzerland was established in 1460 in Basel. This medical and chemical faculty has a long tradition.


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  SURVEY BY LEVELS    SWITZERLAND

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
155K US$ 159,049 CHF 150,870
61
145K US$ 150,371 CHF 141,673
44
135K US$ 139,065 CHF 132,129
61
125K US$ 127,119 CHF 120,754
73
115K US$ 117,129 CHF 111,533
56
105K US$ 108,109 CHF 102,174
96
95K US$ 98,646 CHF 93,280
99
85K US$ 88,422 CHF 83,345
83
75K US$ 78,561 CHF 73,919
55
65K US$ 65,660 CHF 62,018
61
55K US$ 55,061 CHF 51,678
46
45K US$ 46,302 CHF 43,533
34
35K US$ 35,061 CHF 32,963
20
25K US$ 25,476 CHF 24,136
22
15K US$ 15,449 CHF 14,462
08
Less US$ 4,392 CHF 4,280
02

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  SURVEY BY GENDER    SWITZERLAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 131,621 CHF 124,653 655
Female US$ 109,611 CHF 104,048 273
N/A US$ 106,689 CHF 100,835 119

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION    SWITZERLAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 135,757 CHF 128,368 107
Masters Degree US$ 130,358 CHF 123,799 531
Bachelors Degree US$ 119,758 CHF 113,253 299
Some College US$ 84,513 CHF 79,696 54
High School US$ 85,182 CHF 79,894 50
Bellow H. School US$ 75,836 CHF 69,777 06

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE    SWITZERLAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 160,469 CHF 152,487 118
16-20 Years US$ 168,121 CHF 160,537 93
12-16 Years US$ 153,912 CHF 145,586 122
8-12 Years US$ 137,592 CHF 130,273 214
4-8 Years US$ 108,818 CHF 102,655 228
2-4 Years US$ 85,361 CHF 80,859 122
1-2 Years US$ 72,804 CHF 68,931 72
0-1 Year US$ 71,444 CHF 67,382 78

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  SURVEY BY AGES    SWITZERLAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
69-74 US$ 47,677 CHF 47,268 01
63-68 US$ 179,402 CHF 166,571 07
57-62 US$ 127,439 CHF 122,000 10
51-56 US$ 175,915 CHF 167,805 36
45-50 US$ 163,784 CHF 154,676 85
39-44 US$ 153,330 CHF 145,720 155
33-38 US$ 138,855 CHF 131,396 254
27-32 US$ 100,122 CHF 94,901 251
22-26 US$ 72,598 CHF 68,664 112
16-21 US$ 59,176 CHF 56,435 17
N/A US$ 106,689 CHF 100,835 119

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  SURVEY BY FIELDS    SWITZERLAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Management & Business US$ 157,241 CHF 149,238 148
2. Engineers & Technicians II US$ 147,767 CHF 137,857 07
3. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 144,903 CHF 136,920 05
4. Human Resources US$ 140,890 CHF 133,855 52
5. Finance & Banking US$ 141,159 CHF 133,430 117
6. Insurance US$ 135,531 CHF 128,428 14
7. Law US$ 130,492 CHF 124,758 29
8. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 130,247 CHF 123,103 91
9. IT & Telecommunication US$ 128,039 CHF 122,126 122
10. Aviation & Shipping US$ 125,669 CHF 117,875 08
11. Health Care & Medical US$ 123,520 CHF 116,978 23
12. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 124,221 CHF 116,714 21
13. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 122,056 CHF 115,643 63
14. Accounting & Administration US$ 111,799 CHF 106,127 52
15. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 104,829 CHF 99,000 05
16. Engineers & Technicians US$ 104,214 CHF 98,824 74
17. Health Care & Medical II US$ 100,724 CHF 95,995 23
18. Media US$ 99,455 CHF 92,428 14
19. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 96,664 CHF 91,631 09
20. Sports & Recreation US$ 94,626 CHF 90,400 05
21. Public Sector US$ 88,508 CHF 84,147 14
22. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 91,244 CHF 83,000 05
23. Making Design US$ 85,669 CHF 80,861 12
24. Organization & Coordination US$ 84,108 CHF 79,039 15
25. Education & University US$ 84,464 CHF 78,758 35
26. Architect Constructions US$ 81,716 CHF 76,460 15
27. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 80,481 CHF 76,400 05
28. Customer Services US$ 76,629 CHF 72,012 16
29. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 74,913 CHF 71,770 13
30. Hotels & Tourism US$ 63,761 CHF 60,214 21

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  SURVEY BY CAREERS    SWITZERLAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Director US$ 197,421 CHF 187,870 31
2. General Manager US$ 177,873 CHF 168,125 08
3. Manager US$ 167,071 CHF 160,309 27
4. Human Resources Manager US$ 167,324 CHF 159,571 28
5. Audit Manager US$ 168,247 CHF 156,475 10
6. IT Manager US$ 156,395 CHF 149,733 30
7. Finance Manager US$ 158,189 CHF 149,629 31
8. Engineering Manager US$ 152,874 CHF 145,000 10
9. Risk Manager US$ 153,062 CHF 144,333 09
10. Marketing Manager US$ 149,128 CHF 139,799 23
11. Other Human Resource Career US$ 148,298 CHF 138,333 12
12. IT Project Manager US$ 137,995 CHF 130,792 27
13. Lawyer US$ 135,782 CHF 130,428 14
14. Software Engineer US$ 136,092 CHF 129,405 17
15. Business Development Manager US$ 136,821 CHF 128,450 12
16. Other Management Career US$ 135,768 CHF 127,244 09
17. Logistics Manager US$ 131,835 CHF 123,300 10
18. Other IT Career US$ 127,924 CHF 121,980 10
19. Other Finance Career US$ 126,907 CHF 120,985 23
20. Project Manager US$ 123,397 CHF 115,050 16
21. Software Developer US$ 115,173 CHF 111,066 15
22. Financial Analyst US$ 103,291 CHF 97,831 19
23. Mechanical Engineer US$ 100,701 CHF 95,541 12
24. Research Engineer US$ 94,514 CHF 90,857 14
25. Other Public Sector Career US$ 93,969 CHF 89,099 09
26. Engineer US$ 93,839 CHF 88,513 15
27. Electrical Engineer US$ 93,590 CHF 88,050 08
28. Marketing Coordinator US$ 80,062 CHF 73,675 08
29. Architect US$ 77,321 CHF 72,263 11
30. Other Education Career US$ 69,128 CHF 64,273 14

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  SURVEY BY WORK    SWITZERLAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 128,064 CHF 121,226 874
Contract US$ 103,124 CHF 98,690 109
Self Employed US$ 111,078 CHF 104,468 32
Part Time US$ 65,885 CHF 62,518 32

  SURVEY BY CITIES    SWITZERLAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Basel US$ 136,377 CHF 129,155 118
2. Winterthur US$ 132,912 CHF 124,818 16
3. Zurich US$ 124,321 CHF 117,947 386
4. Geneva US$ 123,233 CHF 116,994 216
5. Lausanne US$ 123,148 CHF 116,384 124
6. Lucerne US$ 120,920 CHF 114,528 25
7. Bern US$ 118,029 CHF 111,886 54
8. St. Gallen US$ 116,537 CHF 110,661 21
9. Lugano US$ 102,460 CHF 96,551 38

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    SWITZERLAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 123,048 CHF 116,573 1,047
2. Australia Australia US$ 88,135 AU$ 98,224 2,831
3. Norway Norway US$ 85,358 NOK 636,403 970
4. United States United States US$ 81,011 US$ 81,011 19,040
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,777 EUR 61,784 2,050
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,235 GBP 49,201 4,121
7. France France US$ 70,889 EUR 57,445 1,025
8. Canada Canada US$ 70,668 CA$ 76,564 4,568
9. Finland Finland US$ 67,517 EUR 54,438 485
10. Italy Italy US$ 64,362 EUR 51,597 1,039
11. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,271 MXN 774,256 535
12. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 44,742 EUR 35,398 248
13. Croatia Croatia US$ 31,852 HRK 193,876 396
14. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,107 MYR 101,979 5,865
15. India India US$ 20,976 INR 1,252,951 8,204

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