Updated Feb 5, 2023

How much does a Software Developer make in Switzerland?

Updated Feb 5, 2023



CHF 106,833 / yrTotal Pay
CHF 100,000 / yrBase Pay
CHF 6,833 / yrAdditional Pay

CHF 106,833

 / yr
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Developer is CHF 106,833 per year in the Switzerland area, with an average salary of CHF 100,000 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is CHF 6,833 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Software Developer in Switzerland

CHF 106,833 /yr
Software Developer
CHF 129,900 /yr
Senior Software Developer
CHF 182,230 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Software Developer in Switzerland

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Developer Salaries with median pay of CHF 87,317, Java Developer Salaries with median pay of CHF 111,466, Junior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of CHF 91,202, Software Developer Intern Salaries with median pay of CHF 99,599.

Top Paying Companies

For a Software Developer in Switzerland

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Software Developer in Switzerland. Employers include IBM, Swissquote and ABB.


What are total pay estimates for a Software Developer at different companies in Switzerland?

Total Pay Range
Leonteq Securities
Software DeveloperSee 11 salaries from this location

CHF 119,007

 / yr

CHF 92,244

 / yr

CHF 115,000

 / yr

CHF 106,826

 / yr

CHF 5,233

 / mo

CHF 86,500

 / yr

CHF 90,503

 / yr

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 / yr

CHF 127,385

 / yr

CHF 84,277

 / yr

CHF 100,266

 / yr

CHF 50,722

 / yr

CHF 71,247

 / yr

CHF 81,668

 / yr

CHF 107,618

 / yr

CHF 100,000

 / yr

CHF 92,000

 / yr

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 / yr

CHF 96,500

 / yr

CHF 83,823

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Top Paying Industries

For a Software Developer in Switzerland

The top 3 paying industries for a Software Developer in Switzerland are Information Technology with a median total pay of $116,954, Financial Services with a median total pay of $112,950 and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $107,325.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$116,954

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$112,950

    3% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$107,325

    3% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Software Developer are IBM and EPAM Systems.

EPAM SystemsEPAM Systems$106,832/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Software Developer pay FAQ in Switzerland

The national average salary for a Software Developer is CHF 100,000 per year in Switzerland. Filter by location to see a Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2255 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Developer in Switzerland is CHF 149,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Developer in Switzerland is CHF 75,100 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Software Developer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Software Developer.