Wage levels - Switzerland

Gross monthly wage (median, Q1, Q3) by economic sections, 2016, private sector
  Quantile 25% Quantile 50% Quantile 75%
TOTAL 4 999 6 235 8 165
5 296 6 281 7 806
B Mining and quarrying 5 596 6 190 7 137
C Manufacturing 5 195 6 378 8 173
D Energy supply 6 843 8 181 10 189
E Water supply, waste management 4 883 5 778 6 983
F Construction 5 416 6 106 7 088
4 845 6 202 8 381
G Trade; repair of motor vehicles 4 577 5 556 7 345
H Transportation and storage 5 132 6 090 7 659
I Accommodation and food service activities 3 875 4 337 4 999
J Information and communication 6 672 8 635 11 058
K Financial and insurance activities 6 901 9 306 12 705
L Real estate activities 5 364 6 729 8 570
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 6 005 7 633 10 398
N Administrative and support service activities 4 399 5 294 6 484
P Education 5 609 7 238 9 269
Q Human health and social work activities 5 083 6 178 7 517
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 4 642 6 000 7 839
S Other service activities 4 322 6 165 8 166

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Comparison of gross monthly wages between private and public sector by skills levels, professional position and sex.

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Salarium

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Wage gap

Explained and unexplained share of gender wage gap

Managerial wages / low wages

Gross monthly wage of senior executives by economic activity and share of low wages by business size

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