Average Software Engineer Salary in Switzerland

CHF 95,361
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
CHF 5,215
Bonus
CHF 8,000
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Switzerland is CHF 95,361.
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CHF 66k
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CHF 95k
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CHF 125k
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MEDIAN CHF 95,361
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United States (change)
Salary
CHF 66k - CHF 125k
Bonus
CHF 2k - CHF 20k
Profit Sharing
CHF 1k - CHF 31k
Total Pay
CHF 66k - CHF 139k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Google, Inc., Avaloq Evolution AG and UBS AG. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is CHF 124,109. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include UBS AG, earning around CHF 111,480. Leica Geosystems, Inc pays the lowest at around CHF 94,147. Avaloq Evolution AG also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying CHF 103,506.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Software Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, SQL, JavaScript and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of CHF 81,807 based on 92 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CHF 90,015 based on 386 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CHF 99,240 based on 247 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CHF 103,639 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of CHF 119,620.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 859 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
44.9%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
2.4%

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