social worker salaries Throughout Switzerland

Annual Gross Salary

Median based on 1282 salary entriesCHF 80 579
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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

social worker, Throughout Switzerland

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Women

Salary by work experience

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

Individuals starting with no experience in the field can expect to earn an annual salary of CHF 74 125. The graph also shows that the highest expected salary for this profession is CHF 96 000 per year.

Salary by work experience

social worker, Throughout Switzerland

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salary progression through years of experience

Salary trend

The graph shows how salaries for social worker have changed over time.

In 2013-2015, the annual median salary was CHF 69 290. From 2022-2024, the median salary reached its highest at CHF 84 888 per year.

Salary trend

social worker, Throughout Switzerland

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Spitäler Schaffhausen

Schaffhausen

Published: 08 April 2024

Sozialarbeiterin / Sozialarbeiter

Rehaklinik Bellikon

Bellikon

Published: 20 March 2024

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Psychiatrische Dienste Aargau AG

Windisch

Published: 08 April 2024

Highest-Paying industries

The highest paying industry for a social worker is Medical Technology, with an average salary of CHF 120 300 anually. Followed by Media / Printing / Publishing and Catering / Hotel industries. Remember that significant variations between companies within a single industry can exist.

Salary by cantons for social worker

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

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Throughout Switzerland

social worker

CHF 80 614

median salary

Salary by canton

social worker

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