Data published this week was published on Swiss salaries in 2020. If you earned more than CHF 6,665 a month working full time then you were in the top 50% of salary earners in Switzerland. If you earned less then you were in the bottom half.
At the current exchange rate, CHF 6,665 a month comes out at around US$87,000 a year.
To make it into the top 10% best paid requires a gross monthly salary of more than CHF 11,996 (CHF 143,952 p.a.). A gross salary of under CHF 4,382 (CHF 52,584 p.a.) would put someone among the lowest 10% of full time salary earners in Switzerland.
The best paid sectors were banking (CHF 10,211), pharmaceuticals (CHF 10,040) and telecommunications (CHF 9,200). The lowest paid sectors were retail (CHF 4,997) and restaurant work (CHF 4,479).
The best paid regions were Zurich (CHF 7,113), North-west Switzerland (CHF 6,789) and the Lake Geneva region (CHF 6,731). The regions with the lowest median pay were Central Switzerland (CHF 6,585), Eastern Switzerland (CHF 6,274) and Ticino (CHF 5,546).
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Austin Poland says
It was not real , most people still collect below 3000fr a month .. you people have to go on ground to do findings how people are been enslaved.
Where tf are those salaries at? Banks? We who work on production have way less than that. Giant Swiss names in the metal production pay 3000 to max 4000 netto. Even working for coop or migros won’t get you anywhere close to 6600.