Average Software Engineer Salary in Switzerland

CHF 98,779
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
CHF 7,882
Bonus
CHF 17,302
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Switzerland is CHF 98,779.
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CHF 71k
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CHF 99k
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CHF 132k
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MEDIAN CHF 98,779
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United States (change)
Salary
CHF 71k - CHF 132k
Bonus
CHF 2k - CHF 21k
Profit Sharing
CHF 1k - CHF 32k
Total Pay
CHF 70k - CHF 152k

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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. Avaloq Evolution AG pays the lowest at around CHF 102,930.

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python, 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 85,692 based on 33 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CHF 94,106 based on 226 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CHF 103,305 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CHF 111,462 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of CHF 120,123.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 459 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
49.2%
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
3.3%

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