lawyer salaries, Throughout Switzerland

Annual Gross Salary

Updated 2 days ago
Median based on 905 salary entriesCHF 118 600

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

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Salary by work experience

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

Individuals starting with no experience in the field can expect to earn an annual salary of CHF 102 000. The graph also shows that the highest expected salary for this profession is CHF 143 500 per year.

Salary by work experience

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salary progression through years of experience

Salary trend

The graph shows how salaries for lawyer have changed over time.

In 2013-2015, the annual median salary was CHF 116 000. From 2016-2018, the median salary reached its highest at CHF 120 000 per year.

Salary trend

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Highest-Paying industries

The highest paying industry for a lawyer is Agriculture / Forestry / Wood, with an average salary of CHF 262 500 anually. Followed by Consumer / Luxury goods industry and Recruitment agency / Staffing industries. Remember that significant variations between companies within a single industry can exist.

Salary by cantons for lawyer

The top two high-paying cantons for lawyer are Schwyz and Zug. Salaries vary per canton depending on the local job market and industry trends.


Throughout Switzerland


CHF 118 600

median salary

Salary by canton