The table below shows the average salaries of some jobs in Switzerland. Please refer to SalaryExplorer for more information.
The employer payroll tax is calculated as follows:
The employee payroll tax is calculated as follows:
The income tax rate in Switzlerland is as follows:
There is no official minimum wage in Switzerland.
The employee must be paid monthly.
13th month salary
Employers in Switzerland pay their employees salary in 13 installments. They are given 2 months salary in December.
The standard number of working hours in Switzerland is upto 45 hours a week.
Overtime must be compensated at a premium of 25% and must not exceed 2 hours a day.
Number of national holidays is 6 days. However, there are also quite a few regional holidays. The list of holidays can be found here.
Employees in Switzerland are entitled to four week of paid annual leave per year. On the other hand, younger employees, below the age of 20 are entitled to five weeks of paid annual leave.
Under the Swiss law, employees who are in their first year are entitled to paid sick leave for for up to three weeks and at a full pay proportionate to longer periods of employment.
Maternity Leave in Switzerland is given for a period of 14 weeks after the birth of the child. Mothers receive 80% of their wages during this leave.
Paid Paternity Leave is also given to fathers for a period of two weeks
In Switzerland, either party can terminate the contract - either on the grounds of statutory or notice period.
There is a 7 day notice period given to the party during the probation period. Alternate arrangements of notice period may also be stated in the employment contract.
No statutory provision for severance pay in Switzerland.
The probation period in Switzerland is between one to three months.