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, 2019
  Total

Full-time

(90% and more)

Part-time

(less than 90%)

  Men Women Men Women
Self-employed (5)

62 500

84 000

63 000

40 000

30 000

Family workers

36 000

65 000

52 000

19 500

22 000

68 800

86 000 

72 800 

48 100 

38 500 

Executives, senior managers

110 500

130 000 

105 700 

68 100 

61 600 

Academic/scientific professions

85 000

112 100 

89 700 

70 200 

54 900 

Intermediate professions

75 600

94 500 

77 500 

52 700 

44 400 

Administrative staff

63 000

78 000 

70 800 

42 000 

41 100 

Service and sales staff

43 800

68 900 

55 900 

27 100 

26 700 

Farmers

60 500

67 600 

(55 300)

(39 600)

(28 600)

Craftsmen and skilled workers

70 700

74 100 

59 700 

44 200 

30 200 

Drivers and fitters

68 100

71 500 

58 300 

32 400 

29 900 

Unskilled workers

33 800

61 600 

49 400 

18 900 

15 000 

12 400

12 500 

12 400 

*

*

First year

9 600

9 300 

9 900 

*

*

Second year

12 400

12 500 

12 200 

*

*

Third and fourth year

15 600

15 600 

15 600 

*

*

(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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