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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

0.9 CHF = 1 USD

117,512 CHF

$130,138 USD

87,589 CHF

$97,000 USD

Average Salary / Zurich

Average salary in Zurich is 117,512 CHF per year. The most typical earning is 87,589 CHF. All data are based on 581 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 123,167 CHF. Women receive a salary of 105,378 CHF.

The most paid careers are Law with average income 158,563 CHF and Engineers & Technicians III with income 145,380 CHF.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 134,725 CHF. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 123,799 CHF.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 155,674 CHF. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 150,527 CHF.

Levels / Zurich (Gross CHF)

Salary Levels (CHF) per Year Surveys [%]
9,000 CHF - 13,499 CHF
0 n/a
13,500 CHF - 18,099 CHF
0 n/a
18,100 CHF - 22,599 CHF
1 100%
0.17%
22,600 CHF - 27,099 CHF
4 99.83%
0.69%
27,100 CHF - 31,599 CHF
3 99.14%
0.52%
31,600 CHF - 36,099 CHF
2 98.62%
0.34%
36,100 CHF - 40,599 CHF
6 98.28%
1.03%
40,600 CHF - 45,099 CHF
11 97.25%
1.89%
45,100 CHF - 49,699 CHF
11 95.35%
1.89%
49,700 CHF - 54,199 CHF
5 93.46%
0.86%
54,200 CHF - 58,699 CHF
8 92.6%
1.38%
58,700 CHF - 63,199 CHF
10 91.22%
1.72%
63,200 CHF - 67,699 CHF
10 89.5%
1.72%
67,700 CHF - 72,199 CHF
12 87.78%
2.07%
72,200 CHF - 76,799 CHF
15 85.71%
2.58%
76,800 CHF - 81,299 CHF
25 83.13%
4.3%
81,300 CHF - 85,799 CHF
16 78.83%
2.75%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
85,800 CHF - 90,299 CHF
39 76.08%
6.71%
90,300 CHF - 94,799 CHF
30 69.36%
5.16%
94,800 CHF - 99,299 CHF
26 64.2%
4.48%
99,300 CHF - 103,799 CHF
24 59.72%
4.13%
103,800 CHF - 108,399 CHF
25 55.59%
4.3%
108,400 CHF - 112,899 CHF
28 51.29%
4.82%
112,900 CHF - 117,399 CHF
19 46.47%
3.27%
117,400 CHF - 121,899 CHF
21 43.2%
3.61%
121,900 CHF - 126,399 CHF
16 39.59%
2.75%
126,400 CHF - 130,899 CHF
21 36.83%
3.61%
130,900 CHF - 135,399 CHF
15 33.22%
2.58%
HIGH SALARIES
135,400 CHF - 144,499 CHF
23 30.64%
3.96%
144,500 CHF - 153,499 CHF
28 26.68%
4.82%
153,500 CHF - 162,499 CHF
27 21.86%
4.65%
162,500 CHF - 171,599 CHF
21 17.21%
3.61%
171,600 CHF - 180,599 CHF
15 13.6%
2.58%
180,600 CHF - 189,599 CHF
19 11.02%
3.27%
189,600 CHF - 198,699 CHF
15 7.75%
2.58%
198,700 CHF - 207,699 CHF
5 5.16%
0.86%
207,700 CHF - 216,699 CHF
6 4.3%
1.03%
216,700 CHF - 225,699 CHF
4 3.27%
0.69%
225,700 CHF - 315,999 CHF
15 2.58%
2.58%

Gender / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 399 123,167 CHF
2 Women 132 105,378 CHF

Education / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 44 134,725 CHF
2 Masters Degree 286 123,799 CHF
3 Bachelors Degree 203 110,615 CHF
4 Some College 25 97,431 CHF
5 High School 20 91,020 CHF
6 Bellow H. School 3 81,990 CHF

Experience / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 45 155,674 CHF
2 16-20 Years 56 150,527 CHF
3 12-16 Years 71 147,637 CHF
4 8-12 Years 106 127,681 CHF
5 4-8 Years 132 107,635 CHF
6 2-4 Years 70 94,723 CHF
7 0-1 Year 52 79,101 CHF
8 1-2 Years 49 79,011 CHF

Age / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 6 196,669 CHF
2 51-55 15 155,132 CHF
3 61-65 4 153,416 CHF
4 46-50 34 149,263 CHF
5 41-45 62 144,928 CHF
6 36-40 99 135,628 CHF
7 31-35 133 121,361 CHF
8 n/a 50 104,475 CHF
9 14-20 2 102,578 CHF
10 26-30 125 92,736 CHF
11 66-70 1 75,670 CHF
12 21-25 50 68,626 CHF

Work Type / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 14 136,079 CHF
2 Permanent 501 120,187 CHF
3 Contract 54 101,495 CHF
4 Part Time 12 56,346 CHF

Career Groups / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Law 8 158,563 CHF
2 Engineers & Technicians III 2 145,380 CHF
3 Insurance 21 142,671 CHF
4 Management & Business 85 138,608 CHF
5 Properties & Real Estates 4 134,725 CHF
6 Human Resources 29 128,404 CHF
7 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 1 128,314 CHF
8 IT & Programming II 44 127,952 CHF
9 Finance & Banking 80 126,056 CHF
10 IT & Programming 91 122,896 CHF
11 Media 3 114,949 CHF
12 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 47 112,873 CHF
13 Logistics, Road, Railway 14 109,802 CHF
14 Accounting & Administration 20 100,953 CHF
15 Salesmen & Saleswomen 6 100,592 CHF
16 Hotels & Tourism 6 100,502 CHF
17 Construction & Labor Workers 3 100,140 CHF
18 Health Care & Medical 4 98,786 CHF
19 Engineers & Technicians 39 95,355 CHF
20 Fashion 2 93,639 CHF
21 Engineers & Technicians V 3 92,465 CHF
22 Health Care & Medical II 9 86,054 CHF
23 Engineers & Technicians IV 2 85,602 CHF
24 Engineers & Technicians II 2 81,449 CHF
25 Making Design 11 80,636 CHF
26 Architect Constructions 11 80,004 CHF
27 Aviation & Shipping 4 79,101 CHF
28 Sports & Recreation 2 78,649 CHF
29 Education & University 16 78,108 CHF
30 Organization & Coordination 2 77,205 CHF
31 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 3 73,322 CHF
32 Geography & Geodesy 1 63,028 CHF
33 Customer Services 4 55,172 CHF
34 Arts, Culture, Performance 2 48,580 CHF

Careers / Zurich (Gross CHF)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Life Insurance 4 201,275 CHF
2 Corporate Counsel Lawyer 3 195,405 CHF
3 Other Insurance Career 3 187,188 CHF
4 General Manager 4 183,847 CHF
5 Director 20 183,666 CHF
6 Manager 10 161,905 CHF
7 Lawyer 4 153,146 CHF
8 Investment Manager 6 150,437 CHF
9 Software Engineer 17 144,296 CHF
10 Chartered Accountant 4 143,845 CHF
11 Tax Manager 6 143,664 CHF
12 .NET Developer 3 141,136 CHF
13 IT Manager 19 140,143 CHF
14 Human Resources Manager 13 138,969 CHF
15 Risk Manager 9 138,969 CHF
16 Insurance Underwriter 3 138,517 CHF
17 Engineering Manager 4 137,253 CHF
18 Logistics Manager 5 136,169 CHF
19 Risk Analyst 5 134,634 CHF
20 Other Human Resource Career 10 133,370 CHF
21 Audit Manager 4 130,029 CHF
22 IT Project Manager 18 129,939 CHF
23 Security Specialist 3 128,946 CHF
24 Finance Manager 11 128,855 CHF
25 Computer Architect 3 127,681 CHF
26 Operations Manager 5 125,605 CHF
27 Other Finance Career 18 125,334 CHF
28 Risk Management Insurance 5 124,972 CHF
29 Data-warehouse Engineer 4 124,882 CHF
30 Other Management Career 6 124,160 CHF
31 Database Administrator 4 123,799 CHF
32 Quality Manager 3 122,625 CHF
33 Lead Developer 9 120,909 CHF
34 Sales Manager 3 119,013 CHF
35 Human Resource 3 118,832 CHF
36 Marketing Manager 19 116,936 CHF
37 Marketing 4 116,033 CHF
38 Business Development Manager 10 115,040 CHF
39 Software Developer 18 113,685 CHF
40 CEO 4 112,963 CHF
41 Hotel Manager 3 112,150 CHF
42 Other IT Career 7 108,719 CHF
43 Banks 3 105,287 CHF
44 Project Manager 9 103,843 CHF
45 Economist 3 102,759 CHF
46 Other Marketing Career 5 99,418 CHF
47 Mechanical Engineer 7 98,605 CHF
48 Financial Analyst 8 95,896 CHF
49 Logistics Coordinator 4 93,097 CHF
50 Research Engineer 8 89,666 CHF
51 C-Sharp Developer 3 89,666 CHF
52 Other Tourism Career 3 88,853 CHF
53 Electrical Engineer 3 87,228 CHF
54 Engineer 10 79,823 CHF
55 Other Education Career 9 74,225 CHF
56 Marketing Coordinator 5 67,723 CHF
57 Architect 9 64,653 CHF
58 Business Development Coordinator 3 54,720 CHF

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Senior Data Analyst (Woman)
Posted 05 May 2024

What I do?

"Analyse the data and create the dashboard, data architect."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 128,300 CHF

49/50  Product Manager (Woman)
Posted 01 May 2024

What I do?

"Create and launch product to the market research market and custdev target audience making insurance policy manage cross functional team making presentation knowledge of insurance market, methodology of product management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 128,700 CHF

48/50  Management Consultant (Man)
Posted 12 January 2024

What I do?

"Consulting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 157,700 CHF

47/50  Junior Manager Technical Development Services (Man)
Posted 22 August 2023

What I do?

"Amateur football."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 89,700 CHF

46/50  Phd Student (Man)
Posted 13 July 2023

What I do?

"Physics optics programming."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 0-1 Year Expert 59,700 CHF

45/50  Accounting Analyst (Woman)
Posted 21 May 2023

What I do?

"Technical Accounting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 127,300 CHF

44/50  Head Of Tax (Man)
Posted 28 September 2022

What I do?

"Certified tax expert Swiss tax expert International tax expert M&A."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 270,900 CHF

43/50  Data Analyst (Man)
Posted 11 September 2022

What I do?

"Data analyst."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 88,300 CHF

42/50  Junior Architect (Man)
Posted 09 September 2022

What I do?

"3d modelling, plan coordination, design, BIM."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 68,800 CHF

41/50  Teacher Assistant (Woman)
Posted 06 September 2022

What I do?

"I have 3 years of experience."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 91,900 CHF

40/50  Senior Analyst (Man)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"IT Security."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 96,000 CHF

39/50  Project Engineer (Man)
Posted 27 July 2022

What I do?

"Energy modeling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 66,000 CHF

38/50  People Operations Specialist (Woman)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"More HR Generalist."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 73,900 CHF

37/50  Commercial Director (Woman)
Posted 20 July 2022

What I do?

"Strategy, Market Penetration, Business Development, Account Management, Sales, Negotiation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 124,800 CHF

36/50  Head Compensation & Benefits (Man)
Posted 18 July 2022

What I do?

"Global remuneration policies, salary bands."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 148,800 CHF

35/50  Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Software Engineer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 112,200 CHF

34/50  Logistics Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Management of logistics operations."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 132,800 CHF

33/50  Human Resources (Woman)
Posted 16 June 2022

What I do?

"Recruitment, Development, Compliance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 132,000 CHF

32/50  Consultant In Financial Services Transformation (Man)
Posted 12 June 2022

What I do?

"Consult clients."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 0-1 Year Basic 89,500 CHF

31/50  Hotel General Manager (Man)
Posted 09 June 2022

What I do?

"Hotel General Manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 120,400 CHF

30/50  Business Development Manager (Woman)
Posted 30 May 2022

What I do?

"Business development, executive assistance, marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 12-16 Years Intermediate 86,900 CHF

29/50  Researcher (Woman)
Posted 27 May 2022

What I do?

"Conduct research projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Doctorate Degree 0-1 Year Expert 86,900 CHF

28/50  Software Development Engineer (Man)
Posted 26 May 2022

What I do?

"Software development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 118,700 CHF

27/50  Marketing Manager (Woman)
Posted 15 April 2022

What I do?

"9 years experience."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 92,700 CHF

26/50  Senior Unity3d Developer (Man)
Posted 06 April 2022

What I do?

"C#, 3D graphics programming, tools development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 88,200 CHF

25/50  Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 22 March 2022

What I do?

"Software."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 98,000 CHF

24/50  Tech Lead (Man)
Posted 22 March 2022

What I do?

"Java J2EE, API, Cloud."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 137,300 CHF

23/50  Marketing Manager (Man)
Posted 22 March 2022

What I do?

"Marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 105,900 CHF

22/50  Global Marketing Manager (Woman)
Posted 22 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 147,100 CHF

21/50  Associate (Man)
Posted 20 March 2022

What I do?

"Management consulting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 101,000 CHF

20/50  Project Manager (Woman)
Posted 18 March 2022

What I do?

"- requirement engineering - stakeholder analysis - monitor time & budget - prepare project plans - communicate and enable work among stakeholders."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 117,700 CHF

19/50  Backoffice Credits (Woman)
Posted 12 March 2022

What I do?

"Contract writting and testing of credibility."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 73,500 CHF

18/50  Mas Architecture Eth (Man)
Posted 12 March 2022

What I do?

"Design and construction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 196,100 CHF

17/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 06 March 2022

What I do?

"PMP, planning."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 91,800 CHF

16/50  Devops Engineer (Man)
Posted 18 February 2022

What I do?

"CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 99,400 CHF

15/50  Technical Recruiter (Woman)
Posted 17 February 2022

What I do?

"Recruiter."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 151,100 CHF

14/50  Senior Dev (Man)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Manage the whole app."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 97,500 CHF

13/50  Corporate Senior Quality Manager (Man)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Set smart targets, guide on critical strategic programs, capture and share best practice and build the skills of our people through training and development programs, operating manuals and escalated trouble-shooting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 121,900 CHF

12/50  Jr Architect (Man)
Posted 18 January 2022

What I do?

"3d modeling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 45,700 CHF

11/50  General Manager (Woman)
Posted 18 January 2022

What I do?

"Scientific company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 182,900 CHF

10/50  Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 16 January 2022

What I do?

"Engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 127,000 CHF

9/50  Quantitative Investment Risk Analyst (Man)
Posted 15 January 2022

What I do?

"Investment Risk Analysis, Analytics, Python, VBA, Market Risk."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 101,600 CHF

8/50  Hr Manager (Man)
Posted 14 January 2022

What I do?

"Hire and terminate, HR Administration, Payroll Administration, HR Advisory,."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 132,100 CHF

7/50  Flight Attendant (Man)
Posted 12 January 2022

What I do?

"Flight attendant, serving coffee and food."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich High School 2-4 Years Advanced 41,700 CHF

6/50  Ux Product Designer (Woman)
Posted 09 January 2022

What I do?

"UX design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 119,900 CHF

5/50  Director (Man)
Posted 06 January 2022

What I do?

"Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 147,300 CHF

4/50  Director Risk Analytics (Man)
Posted 06 January 2022

What I do?

"Credit Risk analytics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 193,000 CHF

3/50  Senior Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 05 January 2022

What I do?

"Java, Python."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 156,400 CHF

2/50  Sales Manager (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Sales."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 101,600 CHF

1/50  Scientist (Woman)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Project manager, expert on technology."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Zurich Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years Expert 111,700 CHF


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