Income from employment

Gross income from employement per year(1) from employed persons according to economic activity status, group of occupation ISCO 08 (2), workweek percentage and gender - Permanent resident population(3), median(4) in Francs, 2020
  Total

Full-time

(90% and more)

Part-time

(less than 90%)

  Men Women Men Women
Self-employed (5) 63 700 85 000 60 000 47 200 25 500
Family workers 36 000 65 500 54 000 20 400 20 800
70 000 87 100 73 500 48 800 40 000

Executives, senior managers

113 300  130 000  107 300  73 300  65 000 

Academic/scientific professions

84 800  113 400  90 000  71 500  56 400 

Intermediate professions

76 500  93 800  76 400  55 900  46 500 

Administrative staff

63 700  81 700  72 000  42 000  41 900 

Service and sales staff

45 400  70 000  56 900  26 300  26 500 

Farmers

58 500  62 700  (58 100) (35 800) (29 700)

Craftsmen and skilled workers

71 500  75 000  60 000  48 000  30 800 

Drivers and fitters

68 900  73 500  60 100  30 000  24 700 

Unskilled workers

33 800  62 400  51 500  20 300  14 400 
12 400 12 700 12 400 * *

First year

9 700 9 700 9 600 * *

Second year

12 200 11 800 12 400 * *

Third and fourth year

16 200 16 000 16 300 * *
(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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