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, 2018
  Total

Full-time

(90% and more)

Part-time

(less than 90%)

  Men Women Men Women
Self-employed (5) 60 000 80 000 56 700  35 500 26 500 
Family workers 32 500 66 300  53 300  20 500 20 800 
68 200  85 200  71 500  45 500 38 500 

Executives, senior managers

106 000 125 900 96 000  78 000 54 800 

Academic/scientific professions

83 000  105 700 88 400  69 300 55 100 

Intermediate professions

73 500  92 000  75 600  52 000 45 500 

Administrative staff

58 500  74 800  71 300  38 800 40 300 

Service and sales staff

45 500  71 200  55 600  26 800 27 300 

Farmers

59 300  65 200  (54 000) (27 000) (23 900)

Craftsmen and skilled workers

69 700  72 700  56 800  40 500 26 900 

Drivers and fitters

68 000  71 500  55 100  21 600 25 000 

Unskilled workers

32 700  64 500  48 400  11 500 15 400 
12 200  12 500  11 900  * *

First year

9 600  9 800  9 300  * *

Second year

12 200  12 200  12 000  * *

Third and fourth year

15 700  15 600  16 200  * *
(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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