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Swiss Earnings Structure Survey 2016 In 2016, the median wage was CHF 6502

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Neuch√Ętel, 14 May 2018 (FSO) - In 2016, the gross median wage for a full-time job was CHF 6502 per month for the entire Swiss economy. The wage gap remains marked between economic sectors and the regions. Almost a third of employees in Switzerland receive bonuses. The gap between the highest and lowest earners in the general wage pyramid remained stable between 2008 and 2016. These are the initial findings of the Swiss Earnings Structure Survey conducted by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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