Income from employment

Gross income from employement per year(1) from employed persons according to economic activity status, group of occupation ISCO 88 (COM)(2), workweek percentage and gender - Permanent resident population(3), median(4) in Francs, 2017
  Total

Full-time

(90% and more)

Part-time

(less than 90%)

  Men Women Men Women
Self-employed (5) 60 000 82 900 56 400 40 000 30 400
Family workers 32 400 63 900 52 000 22 300 24 700
67 600 84 600 70 200 46 800 38 300

Executives, senior managers

108 000 125 000 98 100 78 000 54 100

Academic/scientific professions

83 200 105 400 88 400 65 000 54 000

Intermediate professions

72 000 91 000 72 900 53 800 45 500

Administrative staff

58 500 75 000 70 700 38 200 40 000

Service and sales staff

46 200 70 200 55 600 26 400 28 600

Farmers

58 700 64 200 (53 300) (30 200) (26 000)

Craftsmen and skilled workers

68 900 71 500 58 500 41 000 25 400

Drivers and fitters

66 700 71 500 54 300 32 400 20 000

Unskilled workers

32 100 62 700 48 800 24 800 13 700
12 400 12 500 12 400 * *

First year

9 600 9 500 9 600 * *

Second year

12 100 11 800 12 300 * *

Third and fourth year

15 600 15 200 15 800 * *
(1) The professional annual income is calculated on the basis of 12 monthly sums and one or two monthly sums will be added, insofar as a 13th or 14th wage is paid. In case of bonuses or gratuities half a month’s wage is added. (2) International Standard Classification of Occupations, European Union's variant
(3) All persons who officially reside in Switzerland for the entire year: Swiss citizens domiciled in Switzerland and foreign citizens (holders of a permanent resident permit, holders of a resident permit, holders of a short-term resident permit valid at least 12 months, diplomats and international civil servants).
(4) Median: For half of the persons, the income from employement is above the given middle value (median), and for the other half below it.
(5) Employee in own company included

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