chief physician salaries, Throughout Switzerland

Annual Gross Salary

Updated 3 days ago
Median based on 189 salary entriesCHF 156 000

This salary estimate is based on years of data collection from our partners and active user community. We also consider similar positions to calculate an estimate, including different seniority levels. We continually refine and update this data to provide the most reliable and up-to-date salary information.

Salary by age & gender

Salary data is categorised by age and gender, offering insights into salary trends and differences among age groups and genders.

Age & Gender

chief physician, Throughout Switzerland


Salary by work experience

The graph shows how the number of years working as a chief physician relates to income levels.

Individuals starting with no experience in the field can expect to earn an annual salary of CHF 139 000. The graph also shows that the highest expected salary for this profession is CHF 187 000 per year.

Salary by work experience

chief physician, Throughout Switzerland


salary progression through years of experience

Salary trend

The graph shows how salaries for chief physician have changed over time.

In 2013-2015, the annual median salary was CHF 151 000. From 2019-2021, the median salary reached its highest at CHF 169 000 per year.

Salary trend

chief physician, Throughout Switzerland

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Highest-Paying industries

The highest paying industry for a chief physician is Chemicals / Pharmaceuticals, with an average salary of CHF 397 000 anually. Followed by Medical Technology and Public administration / Associations industries. Remember that significant variations between companies within a single industry can exist.

Salary by cantons for chief physician

The top two high-paying cantons for chief physician are St. Gallen and Nidwalden. Salaries vary per canton depending on the local job market and industry trends.


Throughout Switzerland

chief physician

CHF 156 000

median salary

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chief physician