- Postdoc (postdoctoral position) gross salaries at universities are between 3’000 CHF and 8’000 CHF depending on the insitute, university, age and experience.
- The average annual postdoc wage is approx. 85’200 CHF (glassdoor, 2019), that means 7.100 CHF/month.
Salaries in comparison
A graduated PhD who gets hired outside the university, earns on average more than a postdoc who is working at a university:
- The annual gross salary (median) for PhDs 1 year after graduation in 2016 is: 90’000 CHF
Source: FOS / www.glassdoor.ch
- Usual working time in Switzerland: 42 hours per week.
- Holidays: Legally 4 weeks per year. Some companies give 5 weeks.