phd salaries Throughout Switzerland

Annual Gross Salary

Median based on 2426 salary entriesCHF 78 270
Median
Updated 7 days ago

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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

phd, Throughout Switzerland

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Salary by work experience

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

Individuals starting with no experience in the field can expect to earn an annual salary of CHF 70 216. The graph also shows that the highest expected salary for this profession is CHF 112 000 per year.

Salary by work experience

phd, Throughout Switzerland

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+47%

salary progression through years of experience

Salary trend

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

In 2019-2021, the annual median salary was CHF 80 435. From 2022-2024, the median salary reached its highest at CHF 84 413 per year.

Salary trend

phd, Throughout Switzerland

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Highest-Paying industries

The highest paying industry for a phd is Media / Printing / Publishing, with an average salary of CHF 120 000 anually. Followed by Insurance and Public administration / Associations industries. Remember that significant variations between companies within a single industry can exist.

Salary by cantons for phd

The top two high-paying cantons for phd are Jura and Solothurn. Salaries vary per canton depending on the local job market and industry trends.

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Throughout Switzerland

phd

CHF 78 387

median salary

Salary by canton

phd

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