Switzerland
Switzerland






Switzerland

Salaries in Switzerland

The salary in Switzerland is $5 145. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $3 087; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $4 631, and $5 660 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Switzerland is $7 203. In the state-financed organizations in Switzerland, the average salary is $4 116.





Average salaries in Switzerland in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in Switzerland in 2021 , it was $4 991, and in 2022 - $5 145. Average salary growth in Switzerland for the year was 3%.

2022
2021
Average monthly salary
$5 145
$4 991
Large enterprises
$7 203
$6 987
Medium enterprises
$5 660
$5 490
Small businesses
$4 631
$4 492
Microenterprises
$3 087
$2 994
Public sector
$4 116
$3 993


Salaries in Switzerland by field of activity

We calculate the average salary in Switzerland by field of activity based on the main areas of employment in a particular city or country. The main areas of activity in Switzerland so far are:

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Switzerland in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $16 979. The salary of the head of the region is about $56 595, the salaries of local government deputies are $19 242, the average salaries of officials in Switzerland region are $13 866. Judges salaries are approximately $33 957. The income of a private notary is $16 979, and the state one is about $16 979.

Head of the Administration
$56 595
Government deputies
$19 242
Government officials
$13 866
Judges
$33 957
Notary
$16 979


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Switzerland is $3 962. The salary of a teacher at a school is $4 131, and the headmaster is $7 923. A kindergarten teacher in Switzerland earns about $2 830, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $7 074. In the higher education system in Switzerland, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $6 791, and a university rector receives $23 204. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $5 999, and the director is $14 715.

School teacher
$4 131
Headmaster of the school
$7 923
University teacher
$6 791
University rector
$23 204
College teacher
$5 999
College director
$14 715
Kindergarten teacher
$2 830
Kindergarten head
$7 074


Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Switzerland is $7 074. The salary of a general practitioner is $14 998, a surgeons salary is $10 187, a nurse receives $5 377, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $14 998.

Chief Physician
$14 998
General Practitioner
$7 357
Doctor surgeon
$10 187
Nurse
$5 377




Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Switzerland include law enforcement agencies, the military, bailiffs, etc.; Their allowance depends, as a rule, on the rank and position. The average salary of security forces in Switzerland is $6 225. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $14 998, of a Major is $10 187, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $5 942, and enlisted personnel earns $4 528.

Colonel
$14 998
Major
$10 187
Lieutenant, Ensign
$5 942
Private, petty officer
$4 528


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Switzerland is approximately $5 094. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $7 074, of a barista is $5 942, the average salary of a waiter is about $4 528, and fast food workers salary in Switzerland is $3 962.

Chef
$7 074
Barista
$5 942
Waiter
$4 528
Fast food worker
$3 962


Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Switzerland is about $5 942. The salary of a civil engineer is $10 470, of a foreman is $7 923, the average salary of a house painter is about $4 811, of a crane operator is $5 660, and the salary of a construction worker is $4 528.

Civil engineer
$10 470
Foreman
$7 923
House painter
$4 811
Crane operator
$5 660
Construction worker
$4 528


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Switzerland is $7 923. A programmer gets about $8 772, a web developer about $7 357, and a system administrator in Switzerland earns $6 508.

Programmer
$8 772
Web Developer
$7 357
System Administrator
$6 508


Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Switzerland is approximately $5 999 dollars. A sales manager in Switzerland receives $6 225, an office manager - $5 942, an accountant - $5 660, and a lawyer salary in Switzerland is about $6 508.

Sales Manager
$6 225
Office Manager
$5 942
Accountant
$5 660
Lawyer
$6 508


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Switzerland is $3 962. The salary of the cashier is $3 679, and the store director is $5 377.

Seller-cashier
$3 679
Store Directors
$5 377


Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Switzerland is $3 962. The salary of a driver is $4 528 dollars, a car mechanic is $4 245, and the income of a taxi driver in Switzerland is about $7 923 per month.

Driver
$4 528
Car mechanic
$4 245
Taxi driver
$7 923


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Switzerland is about $2 830. The salary of a plumber is $2 830, of an electrician is $3 679, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $2 547.

Plumber
$3 396
Electrician
$3 679
Street cleaner
$2 547