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Switzerland: New official salary calculator

Switzerland: New official salary calculator

The Swiss federal authorities recently published a new national salary calculator that was specifically developed to calculate the applicable salary level for non-Swiss nationals working in Switzerland on assignment.

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The new national salary calculator supplements the previously existing statistical salary calculator (the so-called “Salarium”) as well as cantonal salary calculators.

These salary calculators give indications of statistical figures, but do not produce any binding recommendations regarding appropriate salary levels for individual profiles. Nevertheless, based on experience, most Swiss authorities refer to these salary calculators, among other things, when assessing if an individual salary is appropriate in comparison to equally qualified local workforce.

In absence of official instruction or communication from the authorities, it is not yet clear whether the Swiss authorities will refer to the new salary calculator or will continue to accept calculations based on the Salarium or cantonal calculators.


Read a March 2019 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Switzerland

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