Wages in the private sector

On average, women’s wages are much lower than men’s. The standardised gross monthly wage (median) of women in the private sector was 5651 francs in 2018 and that of men 6600 francs. This represents a wage gap of 14.4%. The gap between men and women tendentially got smaller in the past two decades.


Federal Statistical Office Section Demography and Migration
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