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Average Salaries for Nannies in Switzerland — March 22, 2015

Average Salaries for Nannies in Switzerland

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Full-time live –in and live-out nanny salaries range between 3600CHF  – 5500CHF per month gross on average depending on experience and qualifications and number of hours worked per month (full time standard hours are 43 hours a week in Zurich for nannies – each canton varies on standard hours too). For live-in nannies, an amount of 990CHF can be deducted from their salaries for food and accommodation. Hourly rates for nannies range on average between 25CHF-35CHF per hour gross , once again depending on experience and qualifications.

On top of the gross salary, the employer has to add his/ her contributions to AHV / AVS as per below, Accident Insurance and BVG (if salary above annual threshold of 21 150CHF). The employer is also responsible for deducting the employee contributions from the monthly gross salary and paying them to the appropriate institutions.

Below is a table outlining a gross monthly salary of 4000CHF and the relevant social deductions for the AHV / AVS – this is an example based on Zurich AHV office rates. Each canton varies slightly but this will give you a general idea.

Social Contributions % Basis Amount Employee Amount Employer Total
AVS /AHV/IV/EO 10.30 4’000 206.00 206.00 412.00
Family Fund 1.10 4’000. 44.00 44.00
Unemployment Insurance 2.20 4’000 44.00 44.00 88.00
Admin Costs AHV 5.00 412.00 20.60 20.60
Amount in CHF     250.00 314.60  
Total social deductions (to be billed to employer) 564.60

Additional, the BVG amount is dependent on age of the person and salary and is paid half by employer and half by employee. The employer is billed for total amount.

The occupational accident insurance is paid for by the employer and the non-occupational insurance is usually deducted from the employee’s salary however the employer has to organize both insurance policies.

There is a minimum salary range for domestic staff including nannies in Switzerland based on experience and qualifications – please see attachment (some cantons have slight variations)

For further details on salaries for nannies and contributions etc, see blog posts under Category “Switzerland Nanny Salaries etc”

Disclaimer – Rockmybaby ® is not an employment lawyer nor specialises in employment law and strongly suggests seeking advice from a lawyer when drawing up an employment contract. This post is intended for information purposes only and Rockmybaby® Switzerland cannot be held liable for any incorrect information. 

What is the average salary for a nanny in Switzerland? — September 24, 2014

What is the average salary for a nanny in Switzerland?

Ever wondered what an average salary is a for a nanny in Switzerland?

For an experienced nanny in Switzerland you would be looking at an average of 4500CHF-5000CHF per month gross (excluding employer contributions). For a full-time nanny with limited experience, the minimum salary is approximately 3800CHF per month gross. Live-in nannies would cost approximately 990CHF less per month as you can deduct this amount for food and accommodation. Hourly rates for nannies range between 23CHF-35CHF per hour gross on average depending on experience and number of hours employed.There is a minimum salary range for domestic staff in Switzerland including nannies based on experience and qualifications which will be featured in the next post on nanny salaries.

Contact Tanya for more advice on nanny salaries – tanya@rockmybaby.ch